Richard Kendrick Roseberry


Richard Kendrick Roseberry, 77, of Washington Street, died at 12:34 a.m. December 14, 2017, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Richard was born May 17, 1940, in Greensburg, the son of Richard Paul and Helen Jean Hinchman Roseberry. He married Marjorie Clarkson March 24, 1963.

He was previously employed at Arvin Industries in the Consumer Electronics Division. From 1989-2005, he was the owner of Roseberry’s Blueprint and Graphic Supply.

Richard was a member of Hope Baptist Church, where he was a former deacon, and past president and member of the Breakfast Optimist Club. He loved to write poetry and collect eagle memorabilia.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 30, 2017, at Hope Baptist Church with Tim Dillingham officiating. Committal was previously conducted at Garland Brook Cemetery with military honors presented by the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.

Memorials may be made to the Bartholomew County Veterans Honor Guard.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie; son, Rick (Amy) Roseberry of Columbus; grandchildren, Caleb and Connor Roseberry; and a longtime family friend, Colleen Coleman of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a granddaughter, Hannah Grace Roseberry.

Arrangements were provided by the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.

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