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Lewis Rich

September 18, 1933 — August 15, 2017

Mr. Lewis O. Rich, 83, of Tallassee, passed away August 15, 2017. He was born September 18, 1933.

A memorial service will be held Sunday, August 20, at 2 pm at Linville Memorial Funeral Home with Rev. Gene Helton officiating.

He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Rich; sons, David Lewis Rich and Timothy Joe Rich (Angela); siblings, Hattie Mosely, Lydia Davis, Lawton Ward and Hoppie Ward; grandchildren, Bobby Lee, Josh Higgins, Jodie Rich Sides and Miranda Rich; and great grandchildren, Conner Higgins, Lanie Baker, Brayden Jarvis, Jordan Rich, Janie Rich and Kendall Foster. He is preceded in death by a son, John Olin Rich and siblings, Susie Ward, Bobby Joe Rich, Eddie Rich and William Ward.

Mr. Rich was a loving and caring father. In his younger years, he was a fire fighter. He played football and was one of Hot O’Brien’s boys. He worked for the State of Alabama for a number of years, after which he assumed the operations of the family farm.

Online condolences at

Linville Memorial Funeral Home
Eclectic, Alabama

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