Bill Richie, 77, of Waxahachie passed away Friday, Feb. 27, 2009, at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth. He was born Nov. 23, 1931, in High Bank, Texas, to Mack and Mary Richie.

Survivors include three sons, William Mack Jr. and Carol Richie of Ozona, Texas, Mark and Robin Richie and Milton and Julie Richie, all of Waxahachie; six grandchildren, Sara, Barrett, Whitney, Shelby, Chris and Conner. Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Richie on Jan. 13, 2008.

Graveside services are scheduled for 11a.m. Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at Waco Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 2, 2009, at the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.

To view an online obituary or leave the family a personal tribute, visit www.bozemitchellmckibbin.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home in Waxahachie.