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