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Thomas A. Richey

February 3, 1934 ~ June 25, 2020 (age 86)


Thomas Adam Richey, 86, of LaPlata, MD passed away on June 24, 2020 at the University of Charles Regional Medical Center in LaPlata, MD.

Tom was born in Cleveland, OH on February 3, 1934 to the late Clyde and Elsie Richey.  He is survived by his loving wife, Deborah Richey; children, Thomas (Cathy), Robert, Kelly and Michael Richey; stepchildren, Michael McLaughlin (Chivonne Harrigal) and Brooke Kohlhorst (Benjamin); sister, Audrey Richey; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Tom attended Kent State University, where he took great pleasure in playing football.  He was employed as President of Nationwide Advertising in Cleveland, OH.   Tom was also a member of Walden Country Club in Aurora, OH.  His hobbies included playing golf and cards, but time spent with his family was where he found his greatest joy.

Visitation will be held on June 30, 2020 from 10AM to 11AM at Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, PA (211 St. Mary’s Ave., LaPlata, MD 20646); where a Funeral Service will begin at 11AM; Interment to follow in Trinity Memorial Gardens (3550 Mattawoman-Beantown Rd., Waldorf, MD 20601).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Tom’s memory to Cleveland Clinic (P.O. Box 931517, Cleveland, OH 44193).

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June 30, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

Funeral Service
June 30, 2020

11:00 AM
Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

Interment following funeral service
June 30, 2020

Trinity Memorial Gardens
3221 Mattawoman Beantown Rd.
Waldorf, MD 20604


Cleveland Clinic
P.O. Box 931517, Cleveland OH 44193
Tel: 1-216-444-1245

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