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Richard Arney

1933 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
RICHARD ARNEY 10/27/33 to 1/5/18 Richard David Arney was born in Chico, CA on October 27, 1933. He graduated from Durham High and enlisted in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He served for over 5 years and attained the rank of Petty Officer First Class. Upon his discharge, he returned to the Durham area and married Ginger Engel. He became a loving step-father to Debbie and Donna Engel, and the proud father of Robert Arney. Richard worked for 40 years at Pacific Gas & Electric as an Electric Crew Foreman. Since retirement, the Arneys have enjoyed traveling and cruising throughout the world. Richard's passion was his 2 acre garden where he grew a variety of vegetables, fruits and nuts. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 53 years Ginger of Durham, his children Debbie and Robert of Chico, and Donna of Walnut Creek, and five grandchildren. In lieu of a service or flowers, donations may be made to the Durham Fire Department or to . In memory of Richard, may the garden of your heart bloom with smallest of kind acts, giving your life the gift of divine purpose. Share your thoughts online at NewtonBracewell.com
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Jan. 11, 2018
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