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VORHIES, Richard Lee 1938 - 2011


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 5/2/2011 at 08:58:41

"The Fairfield Ledger"
Monday, May 2, 2011
Page 8

Richard Lee VORHIES

Richard Lee VORHIES, age 72, of Lockridge, Iowa, passed away Friday April 29, 2011 at his home.

Funeral Services will be 10:30 Wednesday May 4, 2011 at the Behner Funeral Home in Fairfield with Rev. Ed Parker officiating. Burial will be at Lockridge Cemetery in Lockridge, Ia.

Visitation for Family and Friends will be Tuesday May 3, 2011 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Behner Funeral Home.

Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society. Cards and memorials can be sent to 1947 Willow Blvd. Lockridge, Iowa 52635.

Richard Lee VORHIES was born May 31, 1938 to Clarence M. and Doris BOTTORFF VORHIES in Fairfield, Iowa. He married Patricia Ann TIETGE-POWERS on Nov. 27, 1987 at his home in Lockridge.

Richard was a lifelong resident of Jefferson County. He worked for Robertson Ceco Buildings for 25 years. His hobbies and interests include the St. Louis Cardinals, motorcycles, Harley Davidson memorabilia, going to stock car races, and spending time with the grandchildren. He was affiliated with the Baptist church, and was a member of Eagles Lodge #1927 in Fairfield, Ia.

Richard is survived by his wife Patricia VORHIES of Lockridge, Ia. his step children Curtis (Mechelle) POWERS of Crawfordsville, Ia., Son-In-law Brad JOHNSON of Coldwater, MI., Rick POWERS of Moscow Mills, MO., Michael (Janis) POWERS of Brighton, Ia., and Linda (Craig) REMICK of Mt. Union, Ia., and grandchildren Travis BROWN, Michael Corey FRANKLIN, James POWERS, Michael POWERS, Emily POWERS, Jennifer POWERS, Lydia POWERS, Corbin REMICK, Dana REMICK, Laura (Francis) CUNNINGHAM-WENTHOLD, Ryan CUNNINGHAM, Joshua POWERS, Kimberly POWERS, Dalton POWERS, Brittany JOHNSON, Tyler JOHNSON and 3 great Grandchildren, and one brother Dean VORHIES of Mt. Pleasant, Ia.

Richard was preceded in death by first wife Marita, parents, step-daughter Cheryl JOHNSON, and one brother Kevin VORHIES.

Copied verbatim with permission from The Fairfield Ledger, Inc.
*Transcribed for genealogy purposes; I have no relation to the person(s) mentioned.

Note: First wife Marita's maiden name was MULLIN; she died in 1985 and is buried in Lockridge Cemetery also.


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