Mr. Van Hoose

Mr. Dick Van Hoose

Funeral Service Livestream Link 1/28/2021 @ 1 PM

Dick (Dickie) Van Hoose of Lubbock, Texas passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at the age of 70 years. He was born on February 1, 1950 in Dallas, Texas to George Albert and Florence Parker Van Hoose. He married Denise Johnson on June 10, 2016 in Lubbock, Texas. He graduated from Anton High School in 1968 and attended Tarelton State University where he received his B.S. and then received his M.Ed with a Superintendent endorsement from Sul Ross University. He was a Coach at O’Donnell, Lockney, Plainview, and Duncanville. He was a School Administrator at Floydada, Matador, Lorenzo, Lubbock Cooper, Loop, and currently Superintendent at Tahoka ISD. After retirement he got his Real Estate License and was currently a Realtor at Aycock Realty Group. Dick was very influential in the Lions Club where he served as District Governor in 2016-2017. He was currently a member of the Lubbock Lions Club and a member of Indiana Baptist Church where he attended the Hendrick Sunday School. He enjoyed golfing, Texas Tech Basketball, and watching his grandchildren play sports. Dick will be sorely missed by his friends and loved ones.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Denise Van Hoose of Lubbock ; his daughters, Leslie (Lance) Stark of Idalou and step daughter Haley (Dustin) Klinge of Lubbock; his sons, Josh (Olivia) Van Hoose of Austin, Carl (Kenny) Van Hoose of New Braunfels, and step son Landon Cochran of Seale, AL; his brothers, Sam Van Hoose and Homer Van Hoose of Plainview; his sisters, Becky Benefield of Brownwood, Dorise House of Canton, GA, and Georgia Browder of Ralls; his grandchildren, Houston Stark, Natalie Stark, Charlie Stark, and step grandchild, Kase Klinge.

The family invites you to celebrate Dick’s life on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the Indiana Baptist Church in Lubbock, Texas. Burial will be at 4:00 p.m. in the Silverton Cemetery in Silverton, Texas under the direction of Adams Funeral Home of Ralls. Online Condolences can be made at

The family request that everyone please wear mask and follow social distancing guidelines. The family also request that memorials be made in Dick’s name to Texas Lions Camp PO Box 290247 Kerrville, Texas 78029

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