Howard Renfro

Jul 02nd 12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
US Navy
Vietnam War Veteran
MRC - Mike Johnson

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United States Navy 

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Vietnam War (1962 - 1975)

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Doug Renfro
March 17, 1947 - June 24, 2020

Howard Douglas “Doug” Renfro, 73, of Wichita Falls, passed away on Wednesday, June 24, 2020.

Memorial services with military honors will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Overcoming Word Church, 1801 Airport Drive, with Rev. Wayne Moss, Rev. Mark Graham, and Duffy Terry officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Lunn's Colonial Funeral Home.

A son of the late Opal Mae (Stewart) and Clifford Howard Renfro, Doug was born on March 17, 1947, in Betsy Layne, Kentucky, located in Floyd County. He served his country proudly in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He attended Burkburnett High School and then went on to serve as a Wichita Falls Firefighter for over eight years. He was an avid welder and loved to cook and serve others. Doug served his community well as a Church Youth Leader and influenced many lives. His family was his life. He cherished his beautiful wife Becky and devoted his life to making her happy. His most precious loves were his grandchildren. He truly left an amazing legacy for his family and friends.

Doug was preceded in death by his mother, father, and beloved nephew, Brady Wallace Surber.

He is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Becky Renfro; son, Lonnie Renfro and wife, Dawn Renfro; and daughter, Amy Taylor and husband, Steven Taylor; grandchildren, Kelsi, Samantha, Andrea, Ethan, Makenzi, Teagan, Bailey, and Bracken; and his sister, Zeondra Patrick and husband, Clifford Patrick; and several loving nieces and nephews.

For those desiring, memorial contributions may be sent to the Vietnam Veterans of America-Agent Orange Division. 

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Mike Johnson

weldermike@aol.com

(940) 224-2872 

 

 

Part 1

Segment

Memorial Service 

Mission Date 

07/02/2020 

Staging Time 

12:00 

Briefing Time

12:15

In Position/KSU Time

12:30

Starting Time 

13:00 

Staging Point 

Overcoming Word Praise Center 

Staging Address 

1801 Airport Road

Wichita Falls, TX 76306 

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GPS 

33.950340, -98.519041 

Part 1 Details 

We will place our static flags around the church and stand an honor line for the arrival of the friends and family. Once the service starts, we will return our flags to the support truck, have a short debrief and be dismissed. 

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Yes Gene DeBord 

 

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