Richard Hugh Caughey, August 21, 1950 - October 8th, 2013. Rick was born and raised in Houston Texas, and moved to Florida in 1996. He is survived by his wife of 15 years, Diane, daughters Savonne, Shanna, son Richard , brothers Charles, Michael, and Patrick Caughey, and sister Jacki Kohlman. His sister, Amanda Carter, predeceased him. Rick touched many lives through his generosity and ministry. He always maintained a cheerful disposition and was a friend to all. A graduate in biology from the University of Texas at El Paso, he worked as an environmental technician at Benchmark for the last 17 years in Palmetto. Memorial Services will be held on Sunday October 20th - 11:00 am at The Redemption Center, where Rick was an Elder. 2432 Manatee Ave. E. in Bradenton (941) 747-1122. In lieu of Flowers, the family requests donations to Living Water International www.water.cc/giving or 877-594-4426.
All who knew Rick will miss his love, selflessness, and sunny disposition.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Oct. 13, 2013