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Donnie Ray Richardson

November 8, 1952 — May 11, 2024

Owensboro

Donnie Ray Richardson

Donnie Ray Richardson, 71, of Owensboro passed away Saturday, May 11, 2024, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. The McLean County native was born November 8, 1952, to the late Willie Mae Richardson. Donnie graduated from McLean County High School, class of 1970. He worked for Big Rivers and retired from Granite Inliner after working over forty years in occupational safety and health. Donnie loved fishing, country music, and barbequing. He never met a stranger and enjoyed good-natured pranks on his family and friends. Donnie was also a Kentucky Colonel and an avid UK fan. 

 In addition to his mother, Donnie also was preceded in death by his daughter, Ashley LiRay Richardson Carver; brothers, Arthur Lee Richardson and Harold Whitaker; nephew, Michael Richardson. 

 Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of almost 34 years, Peggy King Richardson; grandson, Landon Kade Carver; sister, Anna Faye Frizzell (Bud) of Livermore; sisters-in-law, Betty Richardson of Pensacola, FL and Kay Whitaker of Owensboro; several nieces and nephews. 

 The funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Thursday, May 16 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with same day visitation from noon until the time of the service. Burial will be in the Rosehill Cemetery.  

 Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Owensboro Humane Society, 3101 W 2nd St, Owensboro, KY 42301 or the National Pancreatic Cancer Society at https://giving.mskcc.org/honor  

 Condolences and memories for Donnie’s family may be left at www.glenncares.com

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Visitation

Thursday, May 16, 2024

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Thursday, May 16, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Burial

Thursday, May 16, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

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