2017-03-15 / Obituaries

Richard Massie


Richard Eugene Massie, 86, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017, at Gainesville Health and Rehab in Gainesville, Va.

Mr. Massie was born July 11, 1930, in Booneville, Ind., to the late James C. Massie and Beulah Hart Massie.

He was a retired electronics field engineer for IBM. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1948 until 1953.

Mr. Massie was preceded in death by his wife, Minla Lanier Massie; and a daughter, Susan Diane Massie.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Sharon Cortes and husband Jose of Maryville, Tenn.; a son, Richard A. Massie and wife Zanka of Bristow, Va.; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at Crossroads Cemetery in Damascus, Ga., today, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at 11 a.m.

Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

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