Richard Walter Appleby
May 3, 1927 – May 22, 2020
Richard Walter Appleby, 93, passed away Friday May 22, 2020 in Centralia, Wash. He was born May 3, 1927 in Siren, Wisconsin to Charles and Rose (Ludowise) Appleby. In 1932 at the age of 5 they moved to Lindstrom, Minnesota to live on a farm. He served in the military from 1946 to 1947 in the Philippine Islands. Shortly after getting out of the military, he moved to Centralia, Wash in 1949. He worked for Northwest Concrete Products building Silos on farms in Washington and Oregon. In 1953, Rich married the love of his life Alice Schramm and moved to Adna together. In 1957, Rich worked for Good Year Tires in Chehalis for 17 years. Rich was a devoted husband that enjoyed working on his tree farms and logging as an independent man. He enjoyed Model A Cars. He loved his coffee meetings with the guys and was a longtime member of the Chehalis Eagles. Rich is survived by his loving wife Alice and numerous nieces and nephews. Please remember Rich in your own special way as no services are planned.