Richard Sly, 63, formerly of Wichita Falls, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 in Smyrna, Tenn.
Private family services will be held in Smyrna, Tenn.
Mr. Sly was born Oct. 20, 1949 in Ranger to Wendell and Edith (Taylor) Sly. He was a graduate of Henrietta High School and Midwestern State University. He was a former plant manager for Siemens Energy and Automation in Raleigh, N.C., and in Grand Prairie, retiring in 2004, and held various positions at Siemens in Wichita Falls. In 2009, he retired from Schneider Electric Square D in Smyrna, Tenn., where he was the plant operations manager.
Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Allen “Liz” Sly of Smyrna, Tenn.; three daughters, Dr. Amy Sly Sikes and husband Brian of Lubbock, Karen Sly Schaap and husband Robert of Coppell, and Kelli Sly Aparicio and husband Oscar of Smyrna, Tenn.; a son, Richard Sly and fiance Danielle McGuone of Raleigh, N.C.; two sisters, Patsy Sly Betts and husband Don of Wichita Falls, and Lavonda Sly Wheeler and husband Babe of Henrietta; and five grandchildren.