Richard J. Pejsha 79 was born in Wilson, Kansas September 3, 1933 to the home of Vincent Pejsha and Josephine Tyner Pejsha and passed away September 3, 2012 at his home in Gun Barrel City, TX. He was a proud veteran serving in the United States Army. Richard worked for J.L. Myers and Lane Western drilling water wells for over 34 years for many municipalities across Texas and Louisiana. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 20 years Marlene Pejsha, children Christine Pejsha, Sandy Stephtins, Richard Pejsha, Jena Hamblin, David Townsend, Diana Wilber, Jody Seiber, Lorie Ashburn, sister Mrs. Vernon Rienann, fourteen grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, numerous other family members and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother. Richard was buried at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery with military honors under the direction of Moorhead Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City.
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