A former editor of the Abilene Reporter-News has died.
Dick Tarpley retired as editor in 1986.
Tarpley began working at the paper in 1946 and was associated with the Reporter-News for more than 50 years. He continued to write a weekly column after he retired as editor.
Funeral services for Tarpley are pending at the Hamil Family Funeral Home.
Richard "Dick" Tarpley was 92.