Richard Anthony Sepolio, Sr., age 71, left this earth and into the arms of Jesus on January 13, 2021. He was born in Houston, Texas on October 6, 1949 to parents Rudolph and Amelia (Centeno) Sepolio. He married the love of his life Debra Bean on February 13, 1982. They moved from the Sagemont area of Houston to Alvin thirty two years ago and made it their home.  Rick served with the Houston Police Department for thirty-six years. After spending one year in retirement he went to work for the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.  In his spare time he enjoyed being outdoors working on his tractor, mowing, and working in his yard.  He was a man with a big heart and much wisdom and would often be found helping others with projects and serving where he could. His greatest love was his family and time spent with them, especially the grandchildren, was most treasured. The memories made will be forever treasured.

Rick was preceded in death by his mother, Amaila Sepolio and grandson, Hunter Speckman.

Left to cherish his memory is spouse: Debra Sepolio of Alvin, Texas; father: Rudolph Sepolio, Sr. of Houston, Texas; children: Carrie Speckman and husband Robert of Alvin, Richard Sepolio, Jr. and wife Nicole of Alvin, Eric Sepolio and wife Karen of Alvin; siblings: Lydia Pelata, John Pelata, Rudolph Sepolio, Jr., Kathy Sepolio, Rita Cihlar, Donald Sepolio, Luciana Sepolio, Ronald Sepolio, Gloria Sepolio, Mark Sepolio Sr., and Blanca Sepolio; grandchildren: Victoria Schmidt, Matthew Speckman, Ashton Speckman, Rebekah Speckman, Ethan Sepolio, Emily Sepolio, Abigail Sepolio, Sadie Sepolio; great-grandchildren: Luke Speckman, Addison Speckman, Scarlett Schmidt and Brooks Schmidt; as well as many numerous other family members and friends.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Heights Baptist Church (1591 County Rd 144, Alvin, TX 77511) and Funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Confederate Cemetery.

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