Richard Eugene Breece, age 54, went to be with Jesus on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at his home.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Amy Sparks Breece, his five children: Hattie Breece McKinney (McClain), Eli Breece, Ben Breece, Robert Breece, and Will Breece. He is also survived by his parents, Eugene and Barbara Breece; mother-in-law, Willie Mae Sparks; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Janet and David Anglin; and five nieces and nephews.
Richard worked for Farm Bureau for 17 years. He loved Jesus, his family, singing and playing music, and the Tennessee Vols. He was a member and deacon at First Baptist, Hendersonville. His children describe him as a passionate, spontaneous, fun, and servant-hearted leader and protector.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 13, at 2:30 p.m. in the chapel of First Baptist Church, Hendersonville. Interment will follow in Sumner Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends Monday August 12, from 4 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to CrossLife Church (www.thecrosslife.org), 4 Wesley Court, Johnson City, TN 37601 or text GIVECL to 206-859-9405
Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center, located 584 Nashville Pike, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin.com. (615) 502-0011 obit line (615) 502-0555