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Wednesday February 17th, 2016
11:00am - 1:00pm

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Richard A. Young

Ashland, NY-Richard A. Young, 77 died suddenly at his home on February 13, 2016. He was born on November 12, 1938 the son of William and Mary (nee Porter) Young in Conesville, NY. He survived by his loving wife of 51 years Betty, his sisters Myrtle Seaburg of Selkirk, NY, Bonnie Russell of Schoharie, NY, Betty Mattice of Richmondville, NY, Linda Chichester of Middleburgh, NY and Joann Fisher of Hunter, NY, his brother in-law Douglas Chichester of Middleburgh, NY, James Chichester of Middleburgh, NY, a special nephew Joseph Fisher of Beacon, NY, and his special great niece and nephews, Cameron, Hailey and Matthew. He is also survived by many other nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents as well as his sister Marylou Chichester of Middleburgh, NY. Richard was a veteran of the United States Army serving from 1961 to 1963. He spent most of his working career for the Greene County Highway Department, retiring in 1994 after 27 years as a foreman. Richard enjoyed four wheeling and he loved his family very much. Calling hours will be held at Decker Funeral Home, Windham, NY on Wednesday February 17, 2016 from 11-1 pm. A service will be conducted at 1pm.


So sorry to hear the sad news if you need any thing let us know

Wayne and Angel and nathan robinson Feb 17 2016 12:00 AM

Dear Betty and Family, we are so sorry to hear of Richards passing. We will miss seeing him on the porch in the nice weather. We wish you peace and hope your memories will bring you some comfort at this very sad time. Sincerely, Patti and Steve Lenseth

Patti Lenseth Feb 16 2016 12:00 AM

I love you Uncle Rich and I will always miss you. You will be forever in my heart and mind as the kindest and most gentle man that I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. Thank you for loving my Aunt Betty so very much, and for so long. I picked a star here to be your special star. This way I will always be able to see you and send you my love. Rest in peace Uncle Rich. Love always, Teresa Lee

Teresa Alle Barrow Feb 16 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Young

Teresa Alle Barrow Feb 16 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss Betty...Richard was a wonderful man...he will be sadly missed...please know you are in our thoughts...prayers and hugs...

Jim and Lori Feb 15 2016 12:00 AM

Betty so sorry to you and your family on your loss.

Lori Gustin (Kim Youngs Mother) Feb 15 2016 12:00 AM

Lori Proudman Knoebel Feb 15 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Young

Lori Proudman Knoebel Feb 15 2016 12:00 AM

Sincerest sympathy on Richard's passing. Much love to everyone. Will be keeping you in my prayers. I have very fond memories of him.

Lori Proudman Knoebel Feb 15 2016 12:00 AM

Betty, it will be hard to be without Richard but a time goes on it will mellow out but and the good times and memory never leave they always will be there to keep you going.God will always be with you.

Douglas Chichester Feb 15 2016 12:00 AM

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