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Allen 'Duane' Richey

Jun 19, 2012 - Staff

Allen "Duane" Richey, 55, died of cancer Friday, June 15, 2012, at his home in Hattiesburg, Miss. He was the father of Amy McDonald of Riverton.

Memorial services, with military honors, are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, at Kensington Woods Church of Christ, 415 S. 40th Ave. in Hattiesburg, Miss. Visitation precedes the service at 9 a.m.

Cremation has taken place and his cremated remains will be returned to Wyoming at a later date.

Mr. Richey was an active member of the Church of Christ and his family said he enjoyed leading the singing. The family described him as a fisherman and hunter who was talented in woodworking and carpentry.

For 31 years, Allen, as he was known by his co-workers, was employed by Plains All American Pipeline.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran.

Mr. Richey is survived by his wife of 28 years, Dixie; daughters Jennifer Kennedy of Frisco, Texas, and Amy McDonald of Riverton; his parents, James and Rosemarry Richey of Mountain Home, Ark.; sisters Jamie Gatlin of Jackson, Tenn., and Melissa Bryant of Columbia, Tenn.; a brother, David Richey of Paragould, Ark.; four grandchildren, Ashley and Austin of Frisco, Texas, Katelynn and Jackson of Riverton; many friends and extended family.

Memorials may be made to the Deaconess Hospice, P.O. Box 15788, Hattiesburg, MS 39404 or Cancer Research Institute of West Tennessee, 114 E. Main St, Henderson, TN 38340.

The Hulett Winstead Funeral Home of Hattiesburg is in charge of arrangements.

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