Robert A. Richey
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Robert A. Richey, 85 of Newburgh passed away at 6:15 am, Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Robert was born May 30, 1929 in Terre Haute, Indiana the son of the late Tighlman and Blanche (Huntwurth) Richey. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. Robert received his Bachelors of Pharmaceutical Sciences from Purdue University. He also attended Indiana State University and Indiana University. He had worked as an anesthesiologist at St. Mary's Medical Center for 15 years. Robert was a member of Newburgh United Methodist Church.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Colleen (Smith) Richey of Newburgh, IN, sons, Scott Richey (Jackie) of Newburgh, IN, Leonard Richey (Sharon) of Indianapolis, IN and Russell Richey (Sara) of Zionsville, IN and grandchildren, Eli, Josephine, Isaac, Rebecca, Cole and Finn.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Leonard Richey.
Funeral Services will be held at 7 pm, Friday, August 22, 2014 at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel-A Family Tradition Funeral Home - 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville with Reverend Floyd Hale officiating and the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club will perform full military rites. Burial will be Private.
Friends may call from 2 pm until time of service at 7 pm, Friday at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel-A Family Tradition Funeral Home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 323 Metro Ave., Evansville, IN 47715.
Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net
Boone Funeral Home - Evansville
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715
Published in Courier Press on Aug. 21, 2014