Will Allen Richey

Will Allen Richey, 90, of Beaumont, died Saturday, February 1, 2014, at Village Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lumberton. A native of Converse, Louisiana, he was born on February 19, 1923, to Effie Drucilla Allen Richey and Herbert Rohelia Richey. He was a 1941 graduate of South Park High School and a 1949 graduate of the University of Houston. He was a United States World War II Air Force veteran. Will was ordained a Deacon in 1957 with First Baptist Church in Cheek. Survivors include his son, Dale Allen Richey and his wife, Deborah, of Kountze; daughter, Carol Lynn Pounders and her husband, Johnny, of Lumberton; granddaughters, Tammy Renee Richardson, Andrea Tiner, Stephanie Caraway, Amanda Coplen, and Kimberly Woods; grandson, James Brittan Seaman; and nineteen great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife of sixty-eight years, Rose Marie Richey; sister, Dorothy Hodges; brother, Herbert June Richey; and grandson, Michael Dale Richey. A gathering of Mr. Richey's family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 4, 2014, at Broussard's, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. His graveside service will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 5, 2014, at Magnolia Cemetery, 2291 Pine Street, Beaumont. Complete and updated information may be found at broussards1889.com.

Funeral Home

Broussard's Mortuary
2000 McFaddin Street Beaumont, TX 77701
(409) 832-1621

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Feb. 3, 2014