It is with a heavy heart that the family of Richard James Lund, Sr., age 56, of Waxahachie, announces his sudden passing on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at his residence. He was born on August 31, 1961 to Richard Ballew and Beatriz (Molina) Lund in Rio Grande City, Texas. He is survived by his wife Diana, sons Richard Jr. (Liz) and Ryan, daughter Stefani and his beloved grandson Haze Butler, stepson Aaron Ortiz (Martha) and grandchildren (Anthony, Ashley and Angie), brothers Robert and Gerald (Blanca), and sister Sylvia Lerma (Oscar) as well as several nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins and godchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and granddaughter Baby Sofia.

A Visitation Service with Rosary was held on Friday, June 29th from 6 to 8 p.m. at Boze Mitchell McKibbin Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial was held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 30th at St. Joseph Catholic Church followed by Interment at Waxahachie City Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church and/or School or American Diabetes Association.

*Always Loved, Never Forgotten, Forever Missed*

We wish to express our heartfelt thanks and appreciation to our many relatives, friends, neighbors, coworkers and associations who extended comforting sympathy and help during the loss of our beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather. For those who attended the visitation/funeral, sent cards, food, flowers, money, phone calls and who in some way helped to lessen our sorrow, we are deeply grateful. Our sincere gratitude is extended to Father Ivan Ascencio, Kristin Bittick and Theresa Davis for the beautiful service and music as well as Goddaughter Victoria & Betty Barajas, Victor Garcia, Pallbearers and Boze Mitchell McKibbin Funeral Home.

Your expression of sympathy will always be remembered.

Thank you,

The Family of Richard James Lund, Sr.