Richard “Red” Allen McIlvane, of League City, passed away on Friday, April 14, 2023 in Galveston, Texas at the age of 65. He was born on June 1, 1957 in Houston, Texas to James and Barbara McIlvane .
Richard “Red” McIlvane was a well respected and loved family man and business owner. He consistently put the wants and needs of others over his own. The company that he started in the garage of his home in May 1996, Progressive Diesel Red, Inc, grew into the flourishing business that he now leaves behind as his legacy. He dedicated himself to his customers and his employees until the day of his death. His passion, love, and dedication for his business and his family will forever be remembered.
He was preceded in death by his son Ryan, uncle Byron Callihan, grandparents Allen and Mary Callihan, and father James Bodie McIlvane.
Red is survived by his loving wife Lisa, daughter April Wilson and husband Neil, their children Olivia and Eliana, son Grant Raymond Garnett and wife Barbara, their children Grant Walter and Marshall Raymond, mother Barbara Mitchell, sister Beverly McIlvane, uncle Richard Callihan, and many other loving family, friends, employees, and customers.
The Family will receive friends on Friday, April 28, 2023 from 5-9 pm at Crowder Funeral Home, 1645 East Main, League City, Texas 77573. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will follow on Saturday April 29, 2023 at 12:00 pm at CT Church, 9701 Almeda Genoa Rd, Houston, TX 77075. Interment will follow the ceremony at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston, Texas. There will be a gathering of family and friends following the Ceremony at the home Red and Lisa shared together.