A Celebration of Life for Keith (Bud) Retz will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31 at the Freestone Community Center in Freestone. Bro. Josh Gafford will officiate.
Mr. Retz passed away on Thursday, August 18 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia.
He was born in Richmond, Ind. on June 24, 1931 to Eugene & Edith (Wright) Retz. Mr. Retz had lived in Freestone County for the past 21 years. He was an accomplished team roper and raised horses with his late wife, Virginia, operating their own brood mare business. Mr. Retz was a horse trader and loved his profession.
He is survived by one son, Mike Retz & wife Donna of Donie; two grandsons, Keith Retz & wife Jennifer of west Texas, and Russell Retz & wife Nikki of Hewitt; one great-granddaughter, Lauriel Retz; other relatives and friends.
Mr. Retz was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Retz.