Richard Lee Barringer, 64, of Hope, died Monday morning, July 8, 2013, at his home. He was born Aug. 20, 1948, in West Branch, son of the late Kenneth James Barringer and Doris Jean (Sappington) Barringer of Midland. Richard was employed with Transport Services as a truck driver, retiring July 11, 2010.
Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing, and watching TV.
He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Blues) Barringer of Hope; sons, James (Mandy) Barringer of Beaverton and Troy Barringer of Hope; daughter, Shannon Marie Barringer of Brant; and granddaughters, Allisha Marie Jenkins of Brant, and Chelsie Barringer of Beaverton. He is also survived by his brothers, Randy Joe (Martha) Barringer of Midland, Ron (Shari) Barringer of Hope and Roger Allen (Lori) Barringer of Sanford; and sister, Rhonda Lou (Curt) Bowland of Sanford.
Funeral services for Richard will take place at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 11, 2013, from the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Chapel, 1200 W. Wheeler St. Pastor W. Roger Stauffer of MidMichigan Medical Center will officiate. Richard's family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday from 1 p.m. until time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family of Richard Barringer.