Richard Lee Conroy
Richard Lee Conroy
  • December 8, 1923 - September 13, 2017
  • Missouri City, Texas

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December 8, 1923 - September 13, 2017

Dick Conroy, 93 of Missouri City, TX passed away September 13, 2017. He was born in Beloit, KS on December 8, 1923. He served in the U. S. Navy Air Corps during WWII. He then attended the University of Kansas where he received a BS in Geology. He married Betty Conroy on April 11, 1953. Dick and Betty accepted several foreign assignments, living in South America and Mexico in the 1960's. They returned to the US, finally settling in Texas. Dick had a 41 year career as a Geophysicist with GSI. After retiring he continued to consult for 10 years. Dick and Betty loved to travel the world and experience different cultures

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Conroy, daughter Ruth Conroy and son Pat Conroy.

He is survived by two children; son Tim and his wife Liz Conroy and daughter, Sue and her husband Warren Benoy and his grandchildren Kate O'Mara, Claire Conroy, Clint Conroy, Brian Benoy and Laura Benoy.

Visitation will be held on Sunday from 5:30pm - 8pm at Settegast-Kopf Funeral Home in Sugar Land, TX with a Rosary at 6:30pm. His funeral mass will be celebrated at St. Laurence Catholic Church in Sugar Land, TX on Monday September 18, 2017 at 10:00am, with a reception following in the Parish Hall at St. Laurence Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the Wounded Warrior Project.