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Bobby Gene ‘Red’ Richey

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A funeral service for Bobby Gene “Red” Richey, 77, of Denton, formerly of Sulphur Springs, will be conducted at 11 a. m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Jimmy Henry, Gary Richey and Ray Richey officiating.

Interment will follow at Pine Forest Cemetery with Michael Richey, Brandon Richey, Jonathon Richey, Russell Richey, Christopher Richey and Chase Richey serving as pallbearers.

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

Mr. Richey died Friday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2013, at his residence.

Bobby Gene “Red” Rickey was born in Pine Forest, Jan. 20, 1936, the son of O.B. Richey and Lillian (Crump) Richey.

He married Linda Sidebottom in the Shirley community on Oct. 24, 1972. She preceded him in death in 2009.

Mr. Richey was a retired truck driver, having worked for Coca-Cola, Cannon Craft Shutters, Foremost Dairies, Southland Corporation and Morningstar Corporation. He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include three sons, Gary Dale Richey and wife, Fern, of Denton, Alton Ray Richey and wife, Kim, of Cypress and Charles Eric Richey and wife, Kristy, of Saltillo; two sisters, Jackie Thompson and husband, John, of Dallas and Linda Price and husband, Bob, of Rowlett; one brother, Rod Richey and wife, Sherry, of Konawa, Okla.; 13 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Benny Dean Richey. 

Memorials may be made to the Pine Forest Cemetery Association, c/o Dianna McGregor, 608 CR 3367, Pickton, Texas 75471.

Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

The online register can be signed at: www.murrayorwosky.com




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