OBITUARY

Robert "Bob" Eugene Richie Sr.

June 15, 1932March 10, 2018
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Robert “Bob” E. Richie, Sr., age 85, of Signal Mountain, passed away at Morning Pointe of Hixson, on Saturday, March 10, 2018. Bob was a native of Chattanooga and had lived on Signal Mountain for over 30 years. Bob was a loving husband, father, and devoted grandfather. He served our country in the Air Force during the Korean War. Bob worked with South Central Bell and retired from Bell South after 32 years of service. He was a Mason and member of the Alhambra Shrine. He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Frances Virginia Costello Richie; parents, Elva Wiggins and Cecil Richie. Bob will be greatly missed by those who are left to cherish his memory, including his son, Robert Eugene (Mary Jo) Richie, Jr.; daughter, Pamela Richie (Geoff) Lee; grandchildren, Lauren Richie, Taylor (Ben) Elliott. The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 pm on Friday, March 16, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow at 3 pm on Friday at Hamilton Memorial Gardens. The family would like to give special thanks for the care given at both Morning Pointe of Hixson Assisted Living and Alexian Village. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1000 Alhambra Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37421 or www.shrinershospitalforchildren.org Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

  • FAMILY

  • Robert Eugne Richie, Jr. and wife Mary Jo, son and daughter-in-law
  • Pamela Richie and husband Geoff, daughter and son-in-law
  • Lauren Richie and Taylor and her husband Ben Elliott, grandchildren

Services

  • Visitation Friday, March 16, 2018
  • Graveside Service Friday, March 16, 2018
REMEMBERING

Robert "Bob" Eugene Richie Sr.

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Bill Jordan

March 15, 2018

Please accept my condolences. Knew bob only sparingly from ridgedale and robert jr and sport activities.He was highly respected and had great personality.well admired family.
Rest in peace sir

Carolyn Eddings

March 11, 2018

Rob & Family: You are in my thoughts and prayers. --Carolyn

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Biography

Robert “Bob” E. Richie, Sr., age 85, of Signal Mountain, passed away at Morning Pointe of Hixson, on Saturday, March 10, 2018.
Bob was a native of Chattanooga and had lived on Signal Mountain for over 30 years. Bob was a loving husband, father, and devoted grandfather. He served our country in the Air Force during the Korean War. Bob worked with South Central Bell and retired from Bell South after 32 years of service. He was a Mason and member of the Alhambra Shrine.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Frances Virginia Costello Richie; parents, Elva Wiggins and Cecil Richie.
Bob will be greatly missed by those who are left to cherish his memory, including his son, Robert Eugene (Mary Jo) Richie, Jr.; daughter, Pamela Richie (Geoff) Lee; grandchildren, Lauren Richie, Taylor (Ben) Elliott.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 pm on Friday, March 16, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.
A graveside service will follow at 3 pm on Friday at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
The family would like to give special thanks for the care given at both Morning Pointe of Hixson Assisted Living and Alexian Village.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1000 Alhambra Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37421 or www.shrinershospitalforchildren.org
Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.