Noel Wayne Richard
Funeral Date: 10/21/2012

Obituary:
Noel Wayne Richard age 80 of Warren died Friday, October 19th, 2012 at his home. He was born December 29th, 1931, at Ingalls, Arkansas to the late T.F. (Buck) and Carrie Mann Richard. He served in the United States Navy from 1949-1953. His last tour of duty was aboard the USS Randolph. He was a retired electrician with Potlatch, Inc., with 22 years of service. He worked as an electrician for Georgia Pacific, was an elevator installer with Otis Elevator, was a member of Hermitage Baptist Church and Grassy Pond Deer Club. Survivors include his wife Pat Boley Richard whom he married September 18th, 1954, two daughters; Dorothy Cooper and spouse Jim, The Woodlands, Texas; Judy Cox and spouse Gene, Conway; three sons, Perry Richard and spouse Cherri, Camden; Russell Richard and spouse Tracie and Terry Don Richard and spouse Gina, Hermitage; 14 grandchildren, David Dunaway and wife Reecia, Warren; Jeremy Richard and wife Kim, Hot Springs; Brandon Dunaway, Rison; Jamie Milkowski and husband Terry, Sherwood; Laura West and husband Jason, Warren; Haley Jackson and husband Skylar and Megan Dixon and husband Aaron all of Conway; Wesley, Chaney, and Lane Richard, Hermitage, Katie Richard, Monticello, Tripp Cooper, Austin, Texas, Kennedy Richard, Camden, and Cole Richard, Warren; and 12 great grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a sister Ethel Richard. Funeral services were 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 21, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev.Daniel Haigwood officiating, Rev. Wayman Mann and Rev. Loren Strickland assisting. Burial was in Union Hill Cemetery at Ingalls. Organist was Linda Barrett and musicians were Kelly Haigwood, Stephanie Wright, Sonny Bethea, Eloise Cameron and Melvin Mills. Active pallbearers were his grandsons, grandson-in-laws, and Steven Koone. Honorary pallbearers were the members of Grassy Pond Deer Club. Memorials preferred to the Hermitage Baptist Church Bus Fund; P.O. Box 6; Hermitage, AR. 71647, or a charity of your choice.

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Name: Kay Medlin
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you. Noel left us lots of wonderful memories to reflect on in the days and months ahead. Our loss is Heaven's gain.

Name: Lynn & Gail Wright
Message: Uncle Noel will certainly be missed by all who knew him. Our loss is Heaven's gain. I will miss those smiles & handshakes every Sunday morning at church!

Name: Sandra York
Message: Mr noel was such sweet friend and dedicated Sunday school member. I always looked forward to his sharing in class. I couldn't thank him enough for taking care of serving the coffee and cleaning up the coffee pot after class. So many sweet memories. He and Ms. Pat were always so cute together. I'm so thankful for their open friendship with all.

Name: Frank Richards
Message: Pat sorry to hear about Noel. I always looked Noel as my twin brother rather than my cousin. Dr. Roark delivered Noel and then came down and delivered me the same stormy night. Played a lot of baseball games with Noel. I always tried to stop and see him every time I came back to Bradley County.

Name: Baker Peebles
Message: Pat and Family: My sincerest sympathy. Edith and I thought very highly of him. It was a great joy to me to swap "sea stories" about our Navy experiences. He will be missed greatly by lots of people. Pat, we love you too. Baker & Edith.

Name: Thomas & Barbara Rice
Message: Our prayers are with you and your family Pat.

Name: Charlotte McClelland
Message: Pat&Family My sympathy to all of you. Remember the good times when we all lived in Texas. May God Bless and comfort you.

Name: Wilson and Linda Richards
Message: Our prayers are with your family at this time.

Name: Norman & Sandra Word
Message: Pat & Family: You all are in our prayers, and know that he is completely healed & in the presence of our Father!!

Name: Tina & David(K.C.) McClain
Message: So sorry for your loss. I always like Noel. May God bless & help you through this hard & painful time.

Name: French & Judy Wynne
Message: You all are in the thoughts and prayers of your many friends. Noel will be missed dearly.

Name: Billy & Tanya Waldrop
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Gayle Green Plumb
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Name: Julia Ferrell-Harris
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. I pray God uses his saints to bring you much comfort and love. Hugs!

Name: Robin Young
Message: I'm so sorry for your loss.

Name: Jacqualin McDougald Johnson
Message: Pat, I am so sorry. Just know I am thinking about you.

Name: James & Shelley Temple
Message: Ms. Pat & Family, We are so sorry for your loss, but heaven just gained another angel. Mr. Noel will be missed & I know your heart is broken. May God's grace be with you & comfort you during this time of grief. We will keep the family in our paryers always.

Name: Ernie and Earline Ferrell
Message: Please accept our most sincere sympathy during this time of great sorrow.May God bless you now and the days to follow.

Name: Jim & Ginger Anders
Message: Our deepest sympathy to the family.

Name: Lummye Courson
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. Noel Wayne was such a wonderful person, and I know he was an outstanding dad and husband. May God's peace see you through this and the days to come.

Name: William & Toni Carr Miller
Message: We were so sorry to hear of Mr. Noels death but he doesn't have any problems now. May the Savior comfort your family at this hard time. Love you all.

Name: Fran & Jimmy Reep
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.What a standard he set for us all.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Greg andLagina Hayes
Message: You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Michele Parker
Message: Dear Pat, I'm so sorry for your loss, and yet so thankful for God's mercy. Our Lord will get you through all the rough days ahead. Mr. Noel was one of the sweetest fellas I've ever known. God bless your family always.

Name: Sandra Spraggins
Message: Such a sweet and kind man that will always be remembered with a smile. Thinking of you Pat!

Name: Connie Rhoades
Message: Dear Pat and family, he is in his loving arms and at peace with no pain. You will see him again. Go with God and may you find comfort in the days ahead. Connie

Name: Randy & Skye Clanton
Message: Praying for your family. Mr. Noel was a great man and will be missed.

Name: Leonard Peterson
Message: I knew him just a few years but will always remember him, May God,s blessings be with his family at this time.

Name: James Wright
Message: Remembering your family in my prayers. May God comfort you during this difficult time.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: Mrs. Pat and family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Your family will be in my prayers.

Name: Reecia McGaha
Message: Ya'll are in my thoughts and prayers. Noel was such a good man and will be missed by many.

Name: Tim Doss
Message: Ms Pat and family, my deepest sympathy for the loss of Mr. Noel. May God be with you in your time of sorrow.

Name: Chrystola Tullos
Message: I am so sorry to hear of your loss. But heaven gained an angel. May God Bless all of you.

Name: SUZETTE RUSSELL
Message: Ms. Pat & family I just heard of Mr. Noel's passing. Just to let you & your family we are thinking of you all during this difficult time. Suzette Russell/Sue woodard

Name: Lee Savage
Message: Pat & Family. I'm so very sorry to hear of the passing of Noel. May GOD give you and family the comfort that only He can provide in this your time of grief.

Name: Brittany Dees
Message: To the Richard family: I hate that I could not be there to share my condolences in person. Mr. Noel was a very sweet, kind man that I have a lot of memories of from several different places from vacation bible school to stopping by his house with one of his grandkids. I will keep you in my prayers that God will comfort you during this difficult time. Mr. Noel has no more sickness or pain and is looking down on you today. Brittany Dees

Name: Judy and Campbell Wilkerson
Message: We were so sorry to hear about Mr. Noel. He was such a good man and he and Mrs. Pat raised such good kids. He was so proud of each of you. Our prayers are with you at this time.

Name: Betty Thomas Robertson
Message: So sorry to hear of your loss. You have been in our prayers and thoughts.