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Remembering Attorney Richard Abalos

The longtime Odessa Attorney and OC Board member passes away Saturday evening
Published: Dec. 14, 2020 at 8:54 PM CST
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ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) - Richard Covarubio Abalos died Saturday evening at the age of 77.

He attended Odessa College, The University of Texas and St. Mary’s School of Law.

He also served two years in the Army, and was an attorney with the Judge Advocate General’s Corps at Fort Bliss and Fort Rucker, Alabama, where he was in the same barracks with future U.S. Senator and Vice President Al Gore.

He was a member of the OC Board of Trustees and was active in the Ector County Democratic Party, Tejano Democrats and LULAC.

He is the father of our Assistant News Director Andrea Storm.

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