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.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Feb. 3, 2014