Robbie Dean Richey (91)
Published: Saturday, June 22, 2013
Robbie Dean Richey, 91, of Dayton, died Saturday afternoon, June 22, 2013, at her home. She was born July 18, 1921, in Graysville to the late Edward and Ruby Pierce Crawley. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John Richey; son, Ronnie Richey and brother, Edwin Crawley.
A lifelong resident of Dayton, Robbie retired after 37 years with Robinson Manufacturing Company. She was active with the Rhea Richland Senior Neighbors and was a member of Mountain View United Methodist Church.
Robbie is survived by her son, Jerry Richey; daughter and Lynda Gates, both of Dayton; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter. She is also survived by her special caregiver, Lucy Boyd of Pikeville.
Funeral services for Robbie will be held Monday at noon in the chapel of Vanderwall Funeral Home with Rev. John Anderson and Rev. Jim Purser officiating. She will be laid to rest in Faith Garden at Buttram Cemetery.
Please share your memories of Robbie on her on-line guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends Monday before the funeral.
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