Columbus Edward RICHISON
27. Columbus Edward RICHISON was born on Jul 1, 1881 in Bloomer, Sebastian, Arkansas. He died on Jul 27, 1962.
Columbus Edward RICHISON and Nettie Lee
MOORE were married on Dec 2, 1900. Nettie Lee
MOORE was born on Feb 20, 1882 in Bloomer, Sebastian, Arkansas.
She died on Sep 21, 1969 in Oklahoma. Columbus Edward RICHISON and
Nettie Lee MOORE had the following children:
Kenneth A.C. Richison, 93, passed away on April 3, 2011, after a courageous two-year battle with cancer. He was preceded in death
by his wife of 63 years, Harriet Marguerite Richison. He is survived by his daughter, Edwina Marguerite.
He served in the US Air Force 9th Air Division on the front lines in the Rhineland of Central Europe during WWII, where he earned several awards including the WWII Victory ribbon, good conduct medal, and two bronze service stars. He then completed 32 years of service with the Federal Government including the Dept. of Indian Health, Southwestern Power Administration, the Army Corps of Engineers, and retired from the Federal Aviation Agency Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City.
Mr. Richison led an exemplary life of helping and inspiring everyone with whom he came into contact. He always had a positive outlook and a kind word, or a tease to bring laughter. He was a loving, loyal family member and friend. He was a lifelong coin and stamp collector, as well as photographer.