Graveside services for Edward Guy Richey, 89, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 19, 2018 at New Liberty Cemetery, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Richey passed away at 1:43 a.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at Brooke Haven Health Care.
He was born May 9, 1929, at Skidmore, Missouri, to Lee Edward Richey and Veleta May Busbey Richey. On September 19, 1964, he was married to Joyce C. Webb, who preceded him in death on April 18, 2014. Mr. Richey worked as a farmer and carpenter; he worked at Pruett Home Improvement for twenty-five years. He loved gardening and sharing his fresh vegetables with friends; he enjoyed raising flowers and being in the fresh air and sunshine. Mr. Richey attended New Liberty Baptist Church.
He is survived by three grandchildren; two brothers, Bill Richey and wife, Jeanie and Bob Richey; two sisters, Lola Winters and Donna Coppedge; and special friends, Charlie and Sherri Sams and Kari and Wes Moore.
His parents, wife, daughter, Kim Hodges and one sister, Charlene Stimers, preceded him in death.
Mr. Richey will lie in state from 5:00 until 9:00 p.m., Friday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to New Liberty Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.