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Richard Allen Blakeley

Richard Allen Blakeley, 68, of Bath passed away at his home at 5:34 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2023. He was born on May 17, 1955 in Canton to Irv Blakeley and Jean (Wrestler) Stout. He married Janice M. Lacey on December 16, 1973 in Kilbourne and she preceded him in death on January 29, 2023. Richard is survived by his children, Sharon Blakeley of Bath and Austin (Niko) Blakeley of Bath; grandchildren, Trenton (Liv) Blakeley and Anissa Blakeley; brothers, Larry Blakeley of Washington, Kevin Blakeley of Havana, and Mark Blakeley of Springfield; and sister, Kathy Blakeley of Pittsfield. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and brothers, Steve and Mike Blakeley. Richard worked for Caterpillar for many years before retiring at age 50. After retirement he worked for Sanganois counting ducks and mowing. He enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren. Cremation rites have been accorded and a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made in Richard’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Online condolences can be left for his family at Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements.

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