In Memory

Richard Allen Herridge

Richard Allen Herridge

Richard Allen Herridge

19 Oct 1950 in Wichita, Kansas - 20 Sep 1999 in Parsons, Kansas


CHETOPA - Richard (Rick) Allen Herridge, 48, died at 7:32 p.m. Monday, Sept. 20, 1999, at the Labette County Medical Center in Parsons.

He was born Oct. 19, 1950, to Lester and Nadine (Kepford) Herridge at Wichita. He attended Wichita West High School, Wichita Vo-Tech and Labette Community College. He lived in the Chetopa area since 1996.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1968 to 1970 and served two tours in Vietnam. a portion of the second tour was served in Okinawa, Japan.

He worked in construction and jewelry production and for Diamond Industries of Oswego. Most recently he was a self-employed carpenter. He belonged to the Woodworking Club. He enjoyed gardening and nature.

Survivors include his father, Lester Herridge of Ketchum, Okla.; his mother, Nadine Kepford Herridge of Chetopa; a companion, Willa Myers of Miami, Okla.; two brothers, Michael Herridge of Wichita and Joe Herridge of Chanute; one sister, Leslie Hirschfeld of Mulvane.

The service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Assembly of God Church in Chetopa with Brother Dallas Martin and Brother Raymond Mayfield officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery under the direction of the Bath Funeral Home of Chetopa. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Friday. The family will receive friends at the home at 117 S. 8th, Chetopa.

Memorials to the American Heart Association may be left at the funeral home.