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Richard E. Rhymes, 76, Adair County, KY (1940-2017)

He was a graduate of San Fernando Valley Adventist Academy in San Fernando, CA
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Richard E. Rhymes age 76 years of the Chance Community in Adair County passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at his home.

Richard had chosen cremation and a memorial gathering will be held at a later date.

Richard E. Rhymes, 76, Adair County, KY (1940-2017)

He was born on July 22, 1940. He was the son of the late Lester Harold & Nina Elizabeth Atterberry Rhymes. He died Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Chance, Adair County, KY, at the age of 76 years, nine months, and 24 days.

He was preceded in death by his wife Peggy Rhymes several years ago; and by a sister Katherine Johnson in March of 2017.

He is survived by:
  • One sister: Roberta Miller of Loma Linda, CA

  • His fiancee': Kathy Eddington of Columbia, KY.

  • Two nieces: Lynn Johnson & Valerie Miller

  • Nephews: Randall Miller, Markus Baumbach, Dustin Baumback

  • Special friends: Clynus McClister Jr & his wife Phyllis of Columbia, KY

  • Several other relatives and friends
He was disabled.

He graduated from San Fernando Valley Adventist Academy in San Fernando, CA

Richard had chosen cremation and a memorial gathering will be held at a later date.

Send condolences to the family of Richard E. Rhymes.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of funeral arrangements

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Richard E. Rhymes, 76, Adair County, KY (1940-2017)

2017-05-17 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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