Gary J. Richey, 71, of Oregonia, Ohio died 1:45 AM, Sunday, December 4, 2011 at Hospice of Cincinnati, Blue Ash, Ohio. His wife, Annelle Compton Richey, survives. They were married February 9, 1980. Mr. Richey was born October 28, 1940 in Sellersburg, Indiana, son of Mary Alice Heath Richey of Sellersburg, Indiana, and the late Jesse Richey. He served in the U.S. Army and was a graduate of Indiana University.
Mr. Richey worked at Kroger’s in Lebanon, Ohio. He was a member and past exalted ruler of the B.P.O. Elks #797 and a member of the United Church of Christ in Sellersburg, Indiana.
In addition to his wife and mother, Mr. Richey is survived by two stepsons, Jeffrey (Sandy) Hartman of Wilmington, Ohio and Michael Hartman of Blanchester, Ohio; a sister, Dianna (Larrie) Hopper of Columbus, Indiana; and five grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Cincinnati Inc., P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, Ohio 45263-3597.