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Gorden Richmond

WYANET — Gorden Richmond, 80, of Wyanet passed away at 2:10 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

Born Sept. 18, 1932, in rural Wyanet to Russel and Blanche (Dailey) Richmond, he married Geneva M. Travis July 21, 2007, in Wyanet. She survives.

He worked at Sterling Wire, Kraft Foods in Manlius, JobCo Garage Doors in Princeton and Groves Construction.

He was a member of the Community Bible Church in Wyanet.

Also surviving are one daughter, Kim (Mike) Curley of Tacoma, Wash.; one granddaughter, Nena Curley of Tacoma, Wash.; one grandson, Neylon Curley of Tacoma, Wash.; two sisters, Donna Sue (Willie) Hollen of Austin, Texas, and Kay Marliene Stidham of Scottsburg, Ind.; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, James Richmond; and one nephew, Tony Hollen.

Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Forest Hill Cemetery, Wyanet.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton.

Memorials may be directed to the Wyanet Rescue Squad.

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