We are saddened to announce the passing of our beloved brother, uncle, cousin, Richard L. Lollar Jr., 66, passed away March 5, 2019 in Las Vegas.
Richard was born in 1951 to parents Richard L. Lollar Sr. and Ethel Mae Sweeney.
He was raised in Payson, AZ. He graduated from Payson High School 1969.
Richard was a man of many words and a man who wore many hats throughout his life. He was a soldier, poet/author, inventor, a proud card carrying member of the Cherokee tribe, also a bull rider among other things.
The hat he wore the proudest was his Vietnam Veterans hat. He proudly served his country in Vietnam in 1971 and 1973 in 82nd Airborne and 173rd/319th.
Consequently, sadly he suffered many life-long issues due to his wartime service, however he did not let that deter him from following his many dreams.
He was a poet/author has published 5 books; he was an inventor although not always successful; he was very passionate about anything he tried.
Above all, and most importantly he was a beloved son, brother, uncle, cousin.
He had a huge heart. He loved the lord. He loved his family and his family loved him. He will be dearly missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his brothers Rodney and Timothy Lollar. He is survived by his siblings, Brenda Sparing, Everett, Wa., Cathy, Suzie Mason, Blaine, Wa., Cindy Mason, Duvall, Wa. Tommy Mason, Phoenix, Az.; many cousins — Spanky (like a brother); 5 nieces and 3 nephews.
Interment at Phoenix National Cemetery, May 6 10:30 a.m. all welcome.