Roy Thomas Richey Jr.
October 20, 1927 – September 4, 2019
Roy Thomas Richey Jr., 91, passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019 , at Magnolia Place in New Albany, MS. He was born October 20, 1927, in New Albany, to Roy Richey Sr. and Jewell Prewett Richey.
Mr. Richey was married to the late, Billie Aldridge Richey. He was a much-loved husband and father. He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. Mr. Richey retired from MDOT after thirty-nine and a half years of employment in the project office at Beacon Hill. He served in the U.S Airforce and was also a Mason.
Funeral services will be at 1:00 pm Saturday, September 7, 2019 at United Funeral Service Chapel with Bro. Whit Lewis officiating. Burial will be at New Albany City Cemetery and United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.
He is survived by his son, Keith Richey (Jennifer) of Tupelo and two sisters; Jane Cousar of Ripley, and Betty Jewell Benedict of Amory.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Billie Aldridge Richey.
Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 7, 2019 at United Funeral Service.