Keith Richie was born August 31, 1935 in Memphis, Tn the son of the late John Alford and Maude Mae Cocke Richie. He lived in Williston, Tennessee and later Luray, Tennessee. He attended School in Moscow, TN and served in the Us Army during the Vietnam War. He was married to Nancy Lou Rhodes on August 12, 1961, they lived in Memphis for 40 years. He worked as a tool and die maker for the Carrier Corp.
Mr. Richie departed this life on February 18, 2012 in Nunnley, Tennessee at the age of 76 Years, 5 Months, 18 Days.
He is survived by his wife Nancy Lou (Rhodes) Richie of Nunnley, TN; a daughter, Katherine Louise (Richie) Mays and husband Stuart of Fairview, TN; a brother, Joe Larry Richie of Lexington, TN; two grandchildren, Zackery Adam Mays and wife Jessica, and Amanda Gayle Mays; a great-grandchild, Charleigh Rose Mays.In addition to his parents, Mr. Richie was preceded in death by a brother, Dalton Neil Richie.
Services will be held on February 24, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Shackelford Funeral Directors-Johnson Chapel in Henderson, Tennessee, with Larry Tarkington officiating. Burial will follow in the Unity Cemetery at Jacks Creek , Tennessee