Mr. Richard Franklin Walsh, 78, of Lewisville, passed away Sunday, October 7, 2018 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home. He was born June 13, 1940 in Forsyth County to Hazel Black Walsh and Dixon Daughton Walsh. Mr. Walsh was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company after many years of service. He loved the beach, his RC planes and won many first place ribbons for his baking of pound cakes at the Dixie Classic Fair. Mr. Walsh was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Linda Walsh and a brother, Jack Walsh. Surviving are his wife, Dixie Hiers Walsh; his two sons, Darron Walsh (Carmen) of Winston-Salem and David Walsh (Heather) of Lewisville; three grandchildren, Victoria Walsh of Winston-Salem, Griffin and Carter Walsh of Lewisville and a sister, Betty Wall of Raleigh. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Pastor Al Fausch officiating. Interment will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Trellis Supportive Care or to the Tab Williams Senior Services.