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David D. “Cowboy” Richmond

  • On May 9, 2022

David D. “Cowboy” Richmond, age 82, resident his whole life of Avella, Hopewell Township, passed away on May 8, 2022.

Born on November 23, 1939, he was the son of the late Hazel and Clarence Richmond.

Beloved father of Amy (Chris Suter) Ullom and Ryan (Nitanna Jones) Richmond; loving grandfather of Craig (Nicole), Caitlin (Nick “Jake”), Hunter, Andrew, Lyndsey, Ian, Ehron, Ehryka, and Collin; great grandfather of Olivia and Easton; brother of Bruce, Phyllis, Earl, Jerry, and the late Jimmy; companion of Darlene; also survived two very special neighbor boys who he loved as his own Ryan Newman and Enzo Arena and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Colleen whom he married October 21, 1967.

Cowboy loved to show cattle, raise horses and watching his children raise animals with the 4H Club.  He was a member of Horse and Mule Organization, Washington County Cattleman’s Association, Tri-State Quarter Horse Association, Green Valley Saddle Club. He used to ride Bulls and was on the Bull Riding Association. In the 1970’s he rode Bulls and Saddlebroncs for the National Rodeo Association.  David was a proud US Army Veteran that was a cook during his service time. He was a proud member of Iron Workers Local 3 out of Pittsburgh. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Family and friends are welcome Wednesday, May 11, 2022 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at Pittsburgh Cremation & Care, 3287 Washington Rd., McMurray, PA 15317, 724-260-5546.  A funeral service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at 10:30 am.  Burial will follow at West Middletown Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your own choice.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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Joe McMahan
I am sorry for your loss. I haven’t seen the family for many years but I’ll never forget how hilarious and ornery Dave was. Always a good time when he was around. Tough as nails. RIP.
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