Donald Richey

Donald S. Richey, 88, of Vermont, died at 8:20 a.m. Sunday, June 20, 1999, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 13, 1910, in Augusta, a son of Orville G. and Iva Fisk Richey. He married Elizabeth E. Hamm on Aug. 5, 1933, in Vermont. She died Jan. 2, 1976.

He also was preceded in death by two sisters, twin sons and one daughter.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Donald (Joyce) Green of Vermont; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Alfred of Jacksonville; several nephews; and one niece.

He was a farmer, a Vermont School janitor and worked for Ken-Ray Foundry for 20 years.

He was a 50-year member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 79 and also Harmony Rebekah Lodge 53.

He was a member of Vermont Christian Church.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Kost Memorial Home with Tim Gilliland officiating. Visitation is today from 6 to 8 p.m. at the memorial home. Burial will be in Vermont Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to his church.

From the Peoria Journal Star.


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 6/23/1999


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