Carl H. Richard
Carl H. Richard, 74, of Mt. Vernon died 5:15 p.m. March 29, 2006,
at his residence. He was a coal miner for 20 years at Consolidated
Coal Co. and also worked at the Stove Foundry for 26 years.
Mr. Richard was born Sept. 23, 1931, in Williamson County to Edwin
and Kathryn (Davis) Richard. He married Mildred (Williams) Richard
April 25, 1949, in Kentucky; she survives.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home
in Mt. Vernon. The Revs. Buss Hart and Bill Miller will officiate.
Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. Military
flag presentation will be conducted by the chaplain of Mt. Vernon
American Legion Post 141. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday
at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Richard is survived by his wife, Mildred Richard of Mt. Vernon; a
son, Gerald Richard and wife Paula of Dix; a daughter, Carla Moyer and
husband Donnie of Mt. Vernon; seven grandchildren, Juli Richard of
Carbondale, Tiffany Richard of Dix, Quinn Perigo of Atlanta, Ga., Ryan
Perigo of Mt. Vernon, Tammy McGhee and husband John of Mt. Vernon, Rachel
Etheridge and husband Scott of Mt. Vernon and Josh Moyer of Mt. Vernon;
six great-grandchildren, Bailey Perigo of Mt. Vernon, Ian McGhee of Mt.
Vernon, Caleigh McGhee of Mt. Vernon, Spencer McGhee of Mt. Vernon, Kyle
Etheridge of Mt. Vernon and Ryan Etheridge of Mt. Vernon; three brothers,
Henry Richard and wife Winiford of West Frankfort, Clarence Richard and
wife Diane of Pittsburg, Ohio, and Wayne Richard and wife June of Mt. Vernon;
five sisters, Eva Roberts of West Frankfort, Roberta Jennings and husband
Ralph of Johnston City, Alice Richard of Johnston City, Mary Ellen Grant of
Marion and Yvonne Kirk and husband Dennis of Johnston City; and several
nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Jack and Harry Richard;
and a sister, Brenda Richard.
Mr. Richard was a member of Casey Avenue Baptist Church and American Legion
Post 141 in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospice
and will be accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral
Home, P.O. Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been
entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home, where you may call 242-3348 or
visit the Web site at www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further
Date: 2 Apr 2006
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman