Mickey (Marion) Richmond, 80, of Buckeye, Arizona passed away peacefully Thursday, May 1, 2014. Mickey was born August 20, 1933 in Phoenix, Arizona.
He was predeceased by his wife Goldie (Sue), his parents Arleigh and Mary Richmond and two siblings Janice and Arleigh, Jr. “Dad” is survived by his daughter Skeeter (Ken) Hall, daughter Dusty (Curt) Johannson and son Kelly (Becky) Richmond. Known fondly as “Papa Cowboy” to 8 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren and blessed with many great friends.
His love for the cattle industry started in his early years in the 4H while showing and judging. This lead to his life-long career as a cattle broker and stock contractor. He made many great friends and memories along the way.
His life would not have been complete without his association with the Arizona Sherriff’s Posse; a cherished part of his life.
To all of his friends and family, a Visitation will begin at 9:30am with a Memorial Service at 10:30am on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 East Indian School Road, Phoenix followed by a “Celebration of his Life” from 1:00 – 5:00pm at the Avondale Moose Lodge, 1572 South Cotton Lane, Goodyear, AZ.
My condolences to the Richmond family. May it help you to know that Isaiah 26:19 says: Your dead will live…awake cry out joyfully…the earth will let those powerless in death come to life. Yes soon because of God’s love and he knowing the pain that we feel, will bring back to life and health, many of our loved ones. Please,you and your family, find some comfort from this, in your difficult days ahead.
You will be missed you were like a father to me and my sister you will be missed you are with our Lord sleep well in Jesus I will always love and miss you see you soon