January 4, 2013

Richard M. Willoughby

Oct. 2, 1938 - Dec. 31, 2012

The Express-Star

— Richard M. Willoughby

Oct. 2, 1938 - Dec. 31, 2012

Memorial services for Richard M. Willoughby, 74, of Ninnekah will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 at the Ninnekah United Methodist Church with Pastor Sue Lykins officiating.

Richard was born Oct. 2, 1938 in Ninnekah to Tom and Jewel Whitten Willoughby.  Richard died Monday, Dec.31, 2012 in Ninnekah.

Richard graduated from Chickasha High School, served in the United States Air Force and retired from the Oklahoma oilfields and the Ninnekah Public Schools.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Donnie J. Willoughby, and son Matthew Craig Willoughby.

Richard is survived by three children: sons, Richard Willoughby II of Chickasha, Mark Willoughby and wife Shirley of Ninnekah, and daughter Rhonda Lane-Tupper and husband Robert of Kingfisher;  a grandson, Matthew Lane of Nagoya, Japan;  a great-grandson, Trip Roberts of Oklahoma City;  a special friend, Margaret Sanders of Ninnekah; and several friends and family members in the Ninnekah community.