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Robert Harold Rich

Mr. Robert Harold Rich, age 74, of Gulfport, MS. died Wednesday 
December 30, 2008 in Gulfport, MS.

Mr. Rich was born to Orville and Juasnita L. [Taylor]Rich in 1934 in 
Mt. Vernon, IL. He was a long time resident of the Gulf Coast and was 
self-employed as a truck driver.

Mr.Rich was preceeded in death by his parents; a son, Melvin Tony Rich; 
brothers, Larr Bruce Rich, Jewel Lee Rich, James Andy Rich; one infant 
sister,Sarah Rich; and one foster son, Harry E. [Hippi] Smith.

He is survived by four sons; Orval Todd "Wallet" Rich of Ocean Springs, MS.,
Timothy Bruce Rich and Nathaniel "Nat" Rich of Gulfport, MS., and Michael 
Harold Rich of Tucson, AZ.; Three daughters; Tonya Ann Harrell of Saucier, MS., 
Miss Juanita Rich and Roberta Rich of Gulfport, MS.; one sister Linda Burwell of 
Mt. Vernon, IL.; and 13 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren; three nephews 
and two nieces.

The family prefers memorials to the Humane Society of South Mississippi, 2615 
25th Ave., Gulfport, MS. 39501

The family will have a private memorial at a later date.

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, 15th St. in Gulfport is in charge of arrangements.
View and sign registar at www.bradfordokeefe.com.
  

Source: Mt. Vernon Register News & SunHerald News, Biloxi, MS.
Date:  January 2, 2009
Submitted by: Margaret Shehorn Marasco
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