Our prayers surround the families of our loved ones now fully with our Lord.  
Jesus said: Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. (John 14:27 NRSV)
May this unspeakable peace of Christ hold you and keep you. 

Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church
3901 North Star Road
Richardson, Texas 75082
(972) 238-8103

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Wednesday, January 10, 2024 11:50 AM

John Ingle (1944 - 2023)

Wednesday, January 10, 2024 11:50 AM
Wednesday, January 10, 2024 11:50 AM

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John Daniel Ingle, Jr., 79, of Richardson, TX passed away peacefully at his home on December 14, 2023, in the company of his loved ones after a long illness. He was born in Oklahoma City, OK on October 8, 1944 to John Ingle, Sr., and Kittie Mae Stockett Ingle.

Known as “Johnny” during childhood, he enjoyed playing numerous rounds of golf from the young age of ten.  He met his future wife, Susan Pickering, when they were in 5th grade(!), and they grew up attending Westminster Presbyterian Church and Harding High School together in OKC.  John attended Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri for a year and then joined Susan at the University of Oklahoma where he was a Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity member.

After receiving their degrees from OU, John and Susan were married on August 13, 1965. They were blessed with two children, Carolyn and Christopher, who in turn blessed them with five beautiful granddaughters. A year before his death, John also had the special pleasure of welcoming and holding his great grandson.

John’s 42-year career as a portfolio manager began after he received his BBA from the University of Oklahoma and his MBA from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Finance, starting with Continental Bank & Trust in Chicago and culminating with Smith Group Asset Management in Dallas.  In between, he helped many clients find financial security through his positions of increasing responsibility at First National Bank & Trust in Oklahoma City, Trust Company of Texas, Bank of America in Dallas, and others before his retirement.  Along the way, he enjoyed giving clients peace of mind and was known for mentoring many younger colleagues.

John and Susan have been longtime members of Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church in Richardson, Texas, where John’s financial background made him a valued servant in many capacities, including offering his gifts as a deacon, an elder, and a member of the finance committee where he negotiated the financing that led to the church’s new building.

He is joyfully remembered for his devotion to Pilgrimage (formerly Cursillo) where he served as Moderator and in many other capacities, most often as a Table Cha where his servant heart and uncharacteristic playfulness made him a favorite. His faith was strong, his favorite scripture being Isaiah 43:1, “I have called you by name; You are Mine,” expressing God’s personal, loving relationship.

Following the loss of his mother, John started his own consoling ministry, offering solace to grieving family, friends, and even strangers by sending them comforting words from ‘Chapter 4’ in the book When Christ Comes by Max Lucado. For more than two decades, hundreds found comfort thanks to John’s kind remembrance.

After John’s retirement in 2009, he enjoyed spending more time with his growing family and would also spend hours happily working in his yard, volunteering with Network of Community Ministries, and delivering Meals on Wheels.  He and Susan rarely missed an OU football game (Boomer Sooner!), snow-skied annually in Colorado, and made many memorable trips to Europe with their travel group friends.

John is survived by his wife of 58 years, Susan, of Richardson, TX; daughter Carolyn (Chris) Dierks of Dallas, TX, son Chris (Susan) Ingle of Marion, MA; five granddaughters, Meredith (Will) Bramblett of Richardson, TX, Megan (Jake) Arredondo of Kingsville, TX, Emily Dierks of Norman, OK, and Katie and Stella Ingle of Marion, MA; and great grandson Brooks Bramblett of Richardson, TX; brother Steve (Barbara) of Bixby, OK, and sister Jane Ingle McCord of Houston, TX and many nephews, nieces, and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents and his newborn grandson, Oliver Jack Ingle.

A service to celebrate John’s life will be held at 11am on Saturday, January 20, 2024, at Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church, 3901 North Star Road, Richardson, TX, 75082. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests an alternative donation to Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church, North Texas Presbyterian Pilgrimage, or Alzheimer’s Association.

Thursday, December 7, 2023 12:22 PM

Clem Heick (1943 - 2023)

Thursday, December 7, 2023 12:22 PM
Thursday, December 7, 2023 12:22 PM

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Clemens Bruce Heick, 80, of Richardson, TX passed away Nov 17, 2023 of complications from Parkinson's and pneumonia. 

Born in Elizabeth, NJ. He graduated Union High School, Union, NJ & Lycoming College (where he met his loving and adventurous wife, Kathy). He was a Sigma Pi fraternity member.

Clem began his career in sales at Warner's which led them on adventures in multiple states. They settled in Richardson, TX, where he became an entrepreneur: owning a candy store, a check cashing business, and for the last 25 years Heick Roofing & Remodeling.

Described by his friends and family as an expert soccer player, sailor, golfer, skier and cyclist; a charming man with great wit; a Rangers and Cowboys fan; and most of all as a loyal friend, travel partner, brother, husband and father.

Clem is survived by his wife Kathy (of 58 years), sister Dru Heick, his sons Clemens (Stephanie) and Christopher (Angie).

The memorial service is Jan 6, 2pm, Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church, Richardson, TX.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to The Network of Community Ministries at, Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church Deacon's Fund at, or Parkinson Voice Project at

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 3:19 PM

John King (1943 - 2023)

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 3:19 PM
Wednesday, November 8, 2023 3:19 PM

John Lynn King of Garland, Texas, passed away peacefully on October 24, 2023, aged 80. He was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, on September 28, 1943, to Bryce Newton King and Patsy Ruth King. 

He graduated from Lubbock High in 1961 and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas Tech in 1966. After serving in the Army for five years, including a tour of duty in Vietnam, he went on to earn an MBA from Pepperdine University in 1979 and a CPA in 1984. 

John worked for Texas Instruments for many years and went on to serve as Chief Financial Officer for several local companies before retiring in 2009. 

He is survived by his wife Marilyn Elaine King whom he married in 2016, as well as his brothers Thomas George King and Bryce Allen King, his sister Patty Ann Thompson, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother Bobby King.

John will be warmly remembered for his giving nature, always ready and willing to help neighbors, friends, family, and strangers. He had an especially soft heart for homeless people, quick to offer them help and encouragement. He and Marilyn were devoted supporters of Austin Street Center, in-person and otherwise. At Christmastime, instead of writing checks to help children receive gifts, he would insist on going to the toy store and all but buying it out, saying, “These children have nothing.” 

Even when his position as company CFO involved mergers that inevitably displaced some workers, John worked hard to help them prepare their resumes and find new jobs. 

His faith was strong, and he became not only a steady churchgoer after an old Army buddy invited him to accompany him to church, but a reliable and enthusiastic participant in church charitable and other events.  

John’s family is grateful to Faith Presbyterian Hospice for his care in his final days. 

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church or the charity of your choice. 

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 11:21 AM

Jerry Beeson (1945 - 2023)

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 11:21 AM
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 11:21 AM

Jerry Claude Beeson was born in Clinton, Oklahoma on July 24, 1945 and passed on October 19, 2023, he left an indelible mark on the world around him. A true son of the Sooner State, he embodied the spirit of excellence from an early age, shining as an all-star athlete in his youth. His journey led him to The University of Oklahoma, where he pursued his undergraduate and law degrees.  He also ran for the OU Track Team, forever etching his allegiance to the crimson and cream.

He honorably served our country as a Captain Adjutant General Corps in the Army.  A dedicated and passionate individual, he later assumed the role of President of the OU Club of Dallas, tirelessly championing his alma mater.  Boomer Sooner! In the realm of real estate development, Jerry loved his work and his ventures have left an indelible mark on the landscape of our communities. Notably, he was the proud owner of the Love Field Antique Mall, a space that spoke to his appreciation for history and the cherished stories that accompany it.

The mountains held a special place in his heart, particularly the serenity of Creede, Colorado.  At 8,852 feet, he found solace in its rugged beauty, forging cherished memories through hunting, fishing and treasured moments with his beloved family. Jerry leaves behind a legacy woven with threads of passion, dedication, and an unyielding love for his family. May his memory forever be a beacon of inspiration to us all.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Jack Beeson and Dorothy Seay.  He is survived by his wife Karen Beeson, stepmother Joe Ann, sons Shane and Brandon, daughter Amy Dodson, daughters-in law Katrin and Shannon Beeson, son-in-law Jerry Dodson, grandchildren Jaxon, Hadley, Abigail, Bryce, Grier, Jaime, Jeramy and his wife Katelyn, great-grandchild Adalynn, along with countless friends and extended family.

There will be a Celebration of Life at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, November 1 at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church in Dallas. For those that would like to make a gift in his memory, the family is asking that friends make contributions to the SPCA or Creede Repertory Theatre.

Monday, July 17, 2023 12:26 PM

Doris Herrick (1947 - 2023)

Monday, July 17, 2023 12:26 PM
Monday, July 17, 2023 12:26 PM

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Doris Herrick – loving wife, mother, teacher, and friend – joined her husband and love of her life, Ralph Herrick, to continue their eternal dance on Thursday July 6th, 2023. Doris laughed easily and often and was truly, deeply, fundamentally kind and nurturing to others. 

Doris grew up in Fort Myers where she spent her days playing tennis, chess, and swimming after school. After attaining her master’s degree, she became a teacher specializing in early reading recovery. Her passion was advocating for the vulnerable and ensuring equality. Doris lit up around children, and gave them her undivided attention and encouragement.

Doris met Ralph while swimming. They quickly discovered they shared interests, religious beliefs, ethics and values, and a love of outdoor activities. Doris and Ralph enjoyed running, biking, swimming, skiing, gardening, and dancing, and supported multiple altruistic endeavors. Throughout their marriage they developed a love apparent to all that was so pure and strong it transcended this world.

Doris is preceded in death by her husband Ralph Herrick and survived by her children Dana Masters, Sheryl Frank, Scott Herrick, Marlo Herrick, and Erin Harvey, and grandchildren Adrien Herrick, Haley Dawn Masters, Miranda Harvey, and Shannon Herrick.

A service to celebrate Doris will be held July 29th at 11 a.m. at Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church, 3901 North Star Road, Richardson TX. To honor Doris, the family requests attendees wear color.

For those whom wish to make donations in lieu of flowers please see the following links:
Richardson AnimalLuv https://www.richardsonanimalu…
Richardson Humane Society https://www.richardsonhumanes…
Alzheimer’s Association…
Austin Street Center…

Doris's Memorial Website:

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