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CUMBERLAND - Richard Harrison Rexroad, 88, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, at his home.
Born April 19, 1929, in Cumberland, Mr. Rexroad was the son of the late Walter Raymond Rexroad and Grace Olive (Little) Rexroad. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn J. Rexroad; and a son-in-law, Phillip Ballard.
A graduate of Fort Hill High School, Richard was a United States Army Veteran and retired from the Kelly-Springfield Tire and Rubber Company. He enjoyed life itself, reading, cooking, and gardening.
Richard is survived by his daughter, Bonnie Ballard; and his son, Michael Rexroad and fiancée, Crystal Alexander. He also leaves behind his sisters, Shirley Wharton and Teresa Rogers; a special friend, Phyllis Wagus; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and a nephew.
Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, from 10 a.m. to noon with a service to at noon with Reverend Wayne Turner officiating.
Interment will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery.
Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Post 13 Veterans Honor Guard.
Published on November 10, 2017
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