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W.C. Richey

October 29, 1932 — April 25, 2021


W.C. Richey, 88 of Strawberry passed from this life on Sunday, April 25, 2021 at the White River Medical Center in Batesville.  He was born October 29, 1932 in Saffell, Arkansas to Clay and Syble (Harris) Richey.

W.C. grew up and worked on a farm and worked at Vulcan Shoe Factory in Walnut Ridge.  He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and remembering the good ole days.  He was a member of Mount Harmony Free Will Baptist Church at Saffell.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Maynard Richey; one sister, Bernice McGee and a grandson, Eric Watkins.

Survivors include his wife, Nina Gean (Kay) Richey; three sons, Donald (Dianne) Richey of Strawberry, Ronald Richey of Ash Flat and Randy (Renee) Richey of Strawberry; one brother, Gerald Richey of Lynn; two grandchildren, Justin and Kelsey Richey both of Strawberry; one great grandson, Westen Richey and a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lancaster Cemetery in Strawberry with Bro. Curt Howard and Bro. Stanley Vandergrift officiating.  Arrangements are by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.

Honorary pallbearers are Donald Richey, Ronald Richey, Randy Richey, Justin Richey, Lucas Polston and Nick Barbieri.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Lancaster Cemetery

, Strawberry, AR 72469

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