Garry Richman

Obituary of Garry Michael Richman

Garry Michael Richman, 71, of Fairmont, died on May 12, 2020, one day short of his 72 birthday. He was born in Grafton on May 13, 1948, son of Martin L. and Opal DeLauder Richman. He is survived by his wife, Karen Donner Richman of Fairmont; two sons, Ryan Richman of Fairmont and Tyler Richman and companion, Jonnay Houser of Fairmont. He is also survived by his twin brother, Larry M. Richman of Grafton; brother, Paul Loar and wife Betsey of Florida; and brother-in-law, Pete Donner of Follansbee, WV. Garry graduated from Grafton High School in 1966 and Fairmont State in 1970. He was employed by the Taylor County Board of Education for 33 years teaching social studies at Taylor County Jr. High and Middle Schools. After retirement, he was employed at Dollar General on Country Club Road in Fairmont. He was a member of the Church of Good Shepherd United Methodist in Grafton. Garry was a member of the Elks B.P.O.E. 294 and the VFW Post 629 Auxiliary. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Garry’s memory to the Marion County Humane Society, PO Box 905, Fairmont, WV 26555. Garry loved his fur babies. The family has entrusted care and arrangements to the Ford Funeral Home, 201 Columbia St., Fairmont, WV 26554. Our dear husband and father deserves a beautiful tribute. However, we appreciate in the unknown time with the COVID-19 pandemic that attending a visitation may not be in your best interest. Please be with us in prayer. Should you be able to celebrate his life, friends will be received at the funeral home on Friday, May 15, 2020, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 2 p.m. with Reverend Matthew B. Dotson officiating. A committal service will follow at Bluemont Cemetery in Grafton, WV. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.fordfuneralhomes.com.
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Friday
15
May

Visitation

10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday, May 15, 2020
Ford Funeral Home
201 Columbia Street
Fairmont, West Virginia, United States
Friday
15
May

Funeral

2:00 pm
Friday, May 15, 2020
Ford Funeral Home
201 Columbia Street
Fairmont, West Virginia, United States