Kenneth O. Richmond

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Kenneth O. Richmond

December 05, 1922 - November 02, 2018

Kenneth O. Richmond Kenneth O. Richmond, 95, Webb City, Mo., passed away Friday, November 2, 2018, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Mo. Kenneth was born on December 5, 1922, in Lawrence County, Mo., the son of late Joseph Perry and Verna Marie (Oliver) Richmond. He was a 1941 graduate of Carl Junction High School.
He married Lora Lavina Achey on June 24, 1947, in Webb City. She preceded him in death on March 1, 2016.
Kenneth worked for the former Thomas Fruit Company as a delivery driver for many years. He enjoyed work and was a very hard worker having various jobs in Jasper County while being a long-time farmer. He enjoyed recycling and was a wonderful care giver for his wife, Lavina.
Survivors include two sons, Leon S. Richmond (Nancy), Sedalia, Mo., and Allen D. Richmond (Deborah), St. Louis, Mo.; and numerous grand, great-, and great-great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Clyde Richmond and Keith Richmond; and five sisters, Pauline Crowe, Joyce Sherrill, Ceola Betz, Nadine Willard, and Elaine Richmond.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, November 9, at the Knell Mortuary. Burial will follow at the Hackney Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m., Thursday, November 8, at the Knell Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations to the charity of one's choice, in care of Knell Mortuary.
Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com.
Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.
Published on November 7, 2018
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