BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Roland Richey, 90 of Smiths Grove passed away peacefully with family at his side Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 at the Hospice House. The Barren County native was a son of the late Bert and Eula Blanche Lawrence Richey.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Timmy Lewis and three brothers, Robert Lee, Milton and Clinton Richey. He was a farmer and owner- operator of R&S Texaco service station in Smiths Grove, a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Smiths Grove Lions Club for 33 years and a WWII Army Veteran.
Survivors include his wife of 72 years Geneva Beckham Richey; four daughters, Brenda Belcher and husband Gerald; Freida Watt and husband Tommy; Marida Carroll and husband Billy; Vickie McChesney and husband Johnny; 11 Grandchildren; 19 Great Grandchildren and two Great Great Grandchildren.
Funeral service 1:00 p.m. Saturday at Hardy & Son Funeral Home, Smiths Grove Chapel with burial in Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation 3:00-8:00 p.m. Friday and 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Southern KY, 5872 Scottsville Rd, Bowling Green, Ky 42104 or Pleasant Grove Cemetery % Tim Minton, 2222 Pondsville Rd., Smiths Grove, KY 42171 or charity of your choice.
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