gazeboGreenville, KY., Robert Earl Richey, 73, of Greenville passed away on April 30, 2021 at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital in Greenville. He was born in Muhlenberg County on May 25, 1947 the son of Homer Richey and Anna Mae Harper Richey. He was a member of Richardson Chapel General Baptist Church and he was a welder having worked in copper mines in Arizona. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and 2 sisters Jean Lee and Judy Graham.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years Mary Evelyn Brown Richey of Greenville, 2 sons Marty Richey of Arizona and Brian Richey of Madisonville, a daughter Melissa Richey of Arizona, 6 grandchildren, 4 brothers Homer Richey Jr. of White Plains, Delbert Richey of Grand Rivers, Curtis Richey of Greenville, and Larry Richey of Graham, KY.

Friends may call from 10:00 until time of funeral at 12:00 on Friday, May 7, 2021 at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 7, 2021 at 12:00 at Gary’s Funeral Home in Greenville, KY with Rev. Fred Harrison officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Greenville. 

Friends and family attending will be required to wear facial coverings and to observe social distancing.

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