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Information for Richard Joseph Tooley
22 February, 1924 - 30 November, 1995
The Idaho Press-Tribune
3 December, 1995

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Richard Tooley
    Richard Joseph Tooley, 71, of Parma, died Thursday November 30, 1995 at a Caldwell hospital of natural causes.  Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, 1995, at the Roswell Cemetery.  Don Hardenbrook, Associate Pastor of the Oregon Trail Church of God, Caldwell, will officiate.  Services are under the direction of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.  Family and friends are asked to gather at the cemetery.
    Richard was born February 22, 1924 to Cornelius and Cinty Tooley at Vanzant, Missouri.  He was raised and educated in Missouri and lived there until the 1940s when the family moved to Idaho.  He was a fur trapper all of his life.
    He married Estha Whitehead in 1952 and they have continued to live in the Parma area until is death.  Richard was loved by his many children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews.  He will be deeply missed.
    He is survived by his wife, Estha of Parma; two sisters, Faye Bowlin of Parma, and Doris Tidwell of Milwaukee, OR.; a brother, Ed Tooley of Parma.
    He was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.



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