Obit: Richmond, Harold Robert "Bob" #2 (1923 - 2012)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Richmond, Mathews, Kopp, Albers, Lulloff, Rueth, Elmhorst, Pozega, Bjerke
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) March 21, 2012
Richmond, Harold Robert "Bob" (5 July 1923 - 19 March 2012) With Flag
Harold "Bob" R. Richmond, 88, of Neillsville died Monday, March 19, 2012, at the Neillsville Care and Rehab Center.
Harold "Bob" Robert Richmond was born July 5, 1923, south of Neillsville, the son of William and Jessie Richmond. He attended school at the Town of Levis, Rock Creek School. He then worked three years for the O & M Lumber Company. He enlisted in the United States Army and served from 1948 to 1954. During that time he was stationed in Germany. When he returned to Neillsville, he worked for Nelson Muffler until 1977. He was united in marriage to Irene Mathews April 12, 1969. Bob operated the Riviera Supper Club for six years and then drove truck for Neillsville Rendering for four years. The last 20 years he was the custodian at the Neillsville IGA. Sept. 28, 2011, he entered the Neillsville Care and Rehab Center.
Bob is survived by his stepchildren, Cindy (Tom) Kopp of Neillsville, Kathy Albers of Jacksonville, FL, Tom Lulloff of Fort Worth, TX, and Mike Lulloff of Odessa, TX; Grandchildren, Troy, Jeanie, Stephanie, Becky, Heather, Chris, Meranda, Gennifer, Gregory and Bob. He is also survived by numerous great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; a sister-in-law, Evie (Roger) Mathews of Racine; and a brother-in-law, Leonard Rueth of Loyal.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Irene; a brother, Glenn; and a sister, Eileen.
Funeral services for Bob will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville. Pastor Douglas Bjerke will officiate. Military service will be accorded by the Neillsville Veterans Council. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. t o 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at the Gesche Funeral Home and again from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday morning. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery.
Serving as casketbearers will be Tom, Troy, and Tim Kopp, Wayne Elmhorst, Duane and Jeremy Pozega.
Online condolences may be made at www.geschefh.com.
The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Bob’s family with funeral arrangements.
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