Thursday, July 29, 2010
Richard A. Eley (July 29, 2010)
Robert is survived by his wife of 62 years, Joan Irene (Cashman) Eley, whom he married on July 13, 1948; two sons, Robert (Marian) Eley of New Madison, and Dr. Douglas (Jane) Eley of El Paso, Texas; four grandchildren, Brad (Triva) Eley, Scott Eley and special friend Jessica Moss, Jessica Eley and Erin Eley; and a sister, Norma (Jack) Whittaker.
In addition to his parents, Dick was preceded in death by three brothers, Russell, Robert and Donald Eley, and five sisters, Marie Falkner, Edna Wiley, Erma Batty, Evelyn Bowers and Juanita Baker.
The family will receive guests at 1:00 PM on Sunday, August 1, 2010 at the New Madison United Methodist Church with a Masonic service beginning at 1:45. A Celebration of Life service is scheduled for 2:00 PM also at the church with the Rev. Steve Hayes being asked to officiate. Burial will be in Greenmound Cemetery with full military honors by the Darke County Honor Guard. The family asks that memorial contributions be made to New Madison Methodist Church.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.storchbraundfuneralhome.com. Services are entrusted to Braund Funeral Home in New Madison.