The funeral service for Officer Richard Houston will take place today from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at Lake Point Church in Rockwall. The Mesquite Police Department will live stream the service on the Mesquite Police Department Facebook page starting around 11:20 a.m.
The Police Procession will begin sometime approximately after 2:00 p.m. The public is highly encouraged to line the funeral procession route to pay their respects as Officer Houston is taken to the New Hope Cemetery for interment.
The funeral procession will take the following route:
- Exit Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall and proceed east on the SFR of IH30.
- Proceed to SH 205 and U-turn and proceed west on IH-30.
- Westbound on IH-30 to IH-635.
- South on IH-635 to Military Parkway.
- East on Military Parkway to Galloway Avenue.
- North on Galloway Avenue to Grubb Drive.
- North on Beltline Extension to Bryan-Beltline Road.
- North on Bryan-Beltline Road to the SFR of Highway 80.
- East on the SFR of Highway 80 to New Hope Funeral Home.
As a reminder the procession and graveside ceremony will only be for MPD family and officers.