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“My belated condolensces to Jason, Tessa, and Family. Im truly sorry for your tremendous loss. It is unfortunate, however, that much as she was...Read More »
1 of 19 | Posted by: Angie Lantz Valla - Grandview, TX

“I'm one of the old Exxon hands that worked with Quick Rick for thirty years. That was our nickname for him. Since he and I are the same age, we had...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Charlie Lambert

“The loss of this special man will be felt by so many. I have so much hurt in my heart to hear of this. My prayers go out to all his family and...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Kim Hawk

“Victoria, I am so sorry for your loss. Remember seeing those birds after your Granddaddy passed away? I know Rick will also have a way of smiling...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Andy

“I'm so sorry to hear about this... He was the nicest person I had ever met I met him working at bowling alley and he always asked me how my kids were...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Crystal Tucker

“JASON & TESSA I DONT HAVE TO TELL YOU THAT YOUR DAD WAS SPECIAL MAN AND HAD A HART AS BIG AS TEXAS !! HE THOUGHT THE WORLD OF YALL !! WE ALL WILL...Read More »
6 of 19 | Posted by: JACK PENNINGTON

“I am a fellow Exxon co-worker/retiree during Rick's time @ Exxon. We spent many shifts working together and many company picnics with our small...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Tony Ramirez

“Jason & Tessa you are in our Thoughts and Prayer's at this difficult time. May God comfort you. ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Vicky Murray

“victoria, i am so saddened to hear of the loss of rick. there are no words for me to express my sympathy to you and the family, though i do know one...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: jana

“Rick, you will be so missed. You were my friend my confident and the big brother I never had. I know you will be in good hands with Archie and...Read More »
10 of 19 | Posted by: Mardy

“Dad, In the 32 years of my life, you walked that road with me every step of the way, from my early struggles with severe asthma, to racing BMX, you...Read More »
11 of 19 | Posted by: Jason Lantz

“Tessa and Jason, You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. ”
12 of 19 | Posted by: Julie Hanson Strain

“He was my oldest brother and I always knew he would be there if I needed him. He was unique and I enjoyed being one of the black sheep with him. I...Read More »
13 of 19 | Posted by: Sanrdra Lantz

“Our condolences on Rick's passing. Always figured we'd see him when we retired too... will have to wait now. Both Larry & I worked with him at EM,...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Chris West

“His passing breaks my heart. I worked with Rick at Exxon from 1979-1983, since then we have always kept in touch. His retirement celebration at Ruth...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Darrell Milligan

“So Sorry about Rick , We spend alot of fun times on River with him . all of us use to be apart of PARTY ON THE RIVER BUNCH ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Steve and Donna Watkins

“Our deepest condolences to the family of our dear, dear friend, Rick. Duane and I loved him and enjoyed his sense of humor, his wisdom and wit, his...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Margaret Modisette

“Prayer going out to the family. I'm so sorry for your loss! ”
18 of 19 | Posted by: Kelly Cabrera

“My heart goes out to the family. Rick is a great man that will be sadly missed. ”
19 of 19 | Posted by: Laci


Charles "Rick" Lantz passed away Monday morning December 7, 2009, in a local hospital. He was born June 15, 1944, in Beaumont, TX, to Charles and Sally (Mayfield) Lantz. Rick was a retired Exxon employee with 30 years of service. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of the VFW. He attended the Highlands Church of Christ. He loved motorcycles and was an avid bowler. He loved to work on cars and often helped his neighbors with his talent as a mechanic.

Rick is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Victoria Lantz, of Baytown; son, Jason Lantz, of Austin; daughter, Tessa Dubose and husband, Eric, of Austin; brother, Carlton Lantz and wife, Carol; sister, Sandra Mauney and husband, Troy; and grandchildren, Ireland Lantz, Chance Dubose, Henna Dubose, and Chloe Dubose.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, December 11, 2009, at Crespo & Jirrels Chapel, with military honors. Arrangements have been entrusted to Crespo & Jirrels Funeral and Cremation Services, 6123 Garth Rd, Baytown, Texas 77521, 281-839-0700.