Richard Lander

Richard Broman Lander

1937 - 2024

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Richard "Dick" Broman Lander, 86, was born on  August 31, 1937, to Alfred and Helen Lander, in Kane Pa.

Visitation: 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Martin Thompson & Son Funeral Home, 6001 Wedgwood Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76133.

Service: 11 a.m. Friday, July 12, at Lifeline Church, 1404 Sycamore School Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76134.

Interment: 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 17, at the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75211.

In lieu of flowers, donations be made to the National Kidney Foundation ( or the food bank at Lifeline Church.

After high school, Dick attended four semesters of Allegheny College before enlisting in the Air Force in 1957. While in the Air Force, Dick met the love his life Nancy DeHaas. They married on September 19, 1959.  After discharge in 1961, he put the technical skills he gained in the Air Force to work in the private sector. This work sent him all around the world, to include West Berlin, England, and the Philippines. He enjoyed the travel and sightseeing with Nancy. In 1969, while living in New Mexico, Dick and Nancy decided to extend their family by adopting Kevin.


While working for General Dynamics, Dick and his family moved to Ft. Worth in June of 1972. Although General Dynamics was bought out by Lockheed, Dick continued with the company until his retirement in 1997 after 32 years. During his life, he was an active member of the Hemphill Heights Masonic Lodge, the Longhorn Council of the Boy Scouts of America and held many positions within his various church families, particularly at St. Luke Cumberland Church (now Lifeline). Dick enjoyed fishing, hunting, and BBQ-ing with family and friends. He particularly enjoyed fishing with Kevin and, of course, always catching the biggest fish.


Dick was predeceased by his parents; brothers, James, and Thomas; and grandparents.


He is survived by wife, Nancy; and son, Kevin Lander (Tammy) of Florida.



6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, July 11, 2024
Martin Thompson & Son Funeral Home.
6001 Wedgwood Dr.
Fort Worth , Texas, United States


11:00 am
Friday, July 12, 2024
Lifeline Church
1404 Sycamore School Rd.
Fort Worth, Texas, United States


10:15 am
Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy
Dallas, Texas, United States
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1937 - 2024

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