Richard Marney

Richard Marney

Richard Allen Marney, a resident of Orcas Island, passed away on July 24, 2012.

He was born on Sept. 12, 1951 in Eugene, Ore., and grew up there and Weaverville, Calif. Richard loved to travel, fish, hunt and play with his grandchildren. He was a lover of the great outdoors on land, and on the water. He lived on Orcas Island for the last 28 years and worked at Island Market 10 of those years.

He is survived by his mother, Opal Marney; wife, Linda Marney; sons, Wayne Riddle, Jerod Marney and Tyler Marney; daughters, Korie Marney and Elyshia Marney; grandchildren, Anastaisha Riddle, Sklyer Carbone, Ashley Kelso, Alexandra Marney and Jaylen Tjio; brothers, Dennis Marney, Dean Marney; sisters, Sharon Mullen, Debra Marney, and Denise Tanuwidjaja.

He is preceded by his father, Clinton Marney and brother, Dale Marney.

There will be a memorial held by his family at Orcas Community Church on Saturday, Aug. 25, at 2 p.m. in Eastsound with a potluck following service.