In Memory

Richard (Dick) McCracken

Richard (Dick) McCracken


Richard Glenn McCracken        March 9, 1948 – May 5, 2017         (from The Billings Gazette  May 9, 2017)

Richard ‘Dick’ G. McCracken, 69, of Billings, took his final sleep in the early morning hours on Friday, May 5, 2017, with his loving wife Susan by his side.

Dick was a 100% service connected, Purple Heart recipient, Vietnam veteran with many veteran friends.

Dick was a loving, caring, giving husband and I’m very proud to be his wife.

Dick’s family and friends will dearly miss him.

Cremation has taken place and services will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 13, at Heights Family Funeral Home, 733 West Wicks Lane.

Condolences may be sent to the family at through “Our Families.”


[NOTE: The following obit is also from The Billings Gazette, November 14, 2011. Dick lost a daughter that month, and this information is included for those of you who may be interested.]

Brandee Lynn McCracken

Brandee Lynn McCracken, 37, of Billings, died Nov. 11, 2011, at Billings Clinic Hospital.

She was the daughter of Richard (Dick) and Marlene McCracken. She attended school in the Billings heights. She also worked in the Billings area but loved being "mom" most of all.

Brandee is survived by her two sons, the love of her life Julian and Zane of Billings; mother Marlene and Ernie Florez of Lovell, Wyo.; father Richard (Dick) and Susan McCracken; brother Robert McCracken; and friend Kevin Wolf all of Billings.

Cremation has taken place and a private service is planned.

Downtown Smith's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.