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Richie, Johnie March 11, 1935 - December 31, 2020

Lie In State

Tuesday January 5, 2021

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sheldon Funeral Home

El Dorado Springs, MO

Graveside Services

Wednesday January 6, 2021

11:00 AM

El Dorado Springs City Cemetery


Johnnie Martin Richey was born March 11, 1935 in Monegaw Springs, Missouri to Art and Bessie Richey. He passed away on December 31, 2020.


He was born & raised in Monegaw Springs, Missouri where he enjoyed breaking & riding horses, farming, hunting, fishing, & being outdoors. He worked burying telephone cable, logging, & farming.


Johnnie was married to Patricia Carriker on August 10, 1974 & they were married happily for 31 years until her passing on January 14, 2006. This Union was blessed with 5 stepchildren, Candy, Geraldine, Tina, Bud, & Tammy.


They moved to ElDorado Springs in 1975 where they ultimately purchased a farm, which was one of his passions. He loved taking care of the farm, which included raising horses, cattle, sheep & chickens. While in El Dorado he worked for many years at Barrington Manufacturing and taking care of the farm. After retirement he enjoyed mowing lawns & doing woodwork (His famous Bird & Dog Houses) & spending time with family.


During this time as well, they raised grandchildren; Shawna Coyler, Dustin Trent, Lance Carriker and Dale Carriker as their own. All of the grandchildren affectionately call him “Poppie”.


Johnnie was a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, great-great grandfather, uncle and friend to all. He was one of the hardest working and giving people you would ever meet & would do anything to help family and friends. No doubt he is surrounded by love ones in Heaven.


He was proceeded in death by his parents, Art & Bessie; wife, Patricia; sisters, Opel, Otha and Mary; brother, Irvin; daughters, Candy and Geraldine and grandsons, Dustin and Aaron.


Johnnie is survived by his sister, Georgie; children, Bud, Tina and Tammy; son-in-law, Steve; grandchildren, Danny, Shawna, Steven, Kenneth, Dennis, Lance, Dale, Kiersten, Morgan and Haley; great grand children, Tyler, Megan, Jarren, Courtny, Jimmy, Darla, Grace, Chris, Diana, Tiffany, Emma, Tate, Drew, Jaxx, Denise and Garrett; great-great grandchildren, Lucas and Heavenly, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.



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    Ruthie says

    Johnnie is now with the love of his life,Pat. Candy has her beloved Daddy. They are all having such a beautiful reunion in Heaven! Our thoughts and prayers are with friends and family. Such a wonderful man. Love you guys!!

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      Lonnie Gilpin says


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    Darrell E Martin says

    Condolences from the Martins

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