Richard Ryan Hollister of Burney, Calif., went home to be with his Lord Jan. 6, 2019.

He was 83.

Mr. Hollister was born Jan. 9, 1935, in Newman.

He was a graduate of Orestimba High School.

Mr. Hollister married Sandra Stephens (who was born and raised in Gustine). They shared 62 years of loving marriage.

Mr. Hollister worked for Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for more than 50 years. After retirement, he enjoyed hunting at the family’s deer camp and faithfully serving his church, Millville Community Baptist. He leaves a legacy of love for family, friends, his country and his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, who will say to him “Well done, thou good and faithful servant.”

In addition to his wife Sandra, Mr. Hollister is survived by two sons, Ryan Hollister and Stephen Hollister; a daughter, Holly Flores; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Millville Community Baptist Church, 23625 Millville Way, Millville, Calif.