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David Lee Righter
David Lee Righter, 54, of Mexico, died on July 12, 2006, at Audrain Medical Center. He was born on January 24, 1952, a son of Perry and Betty Righter, who survive in Mexico. He was a 1970 graduate of Centralia High School.
David was a railroad enthusiast; he collected all types of train memorabilia and books. He loved to read and go to garage sales shopping for treasures.
David had been a devoted employee of the Handi-Shop, Inc. since November 22, 1974. The Staff and employees of the Handi-Shop, Inc. will especially miss David's friendship, sense of humor, and quick wit.
In addition to his parents, survivors include his brother, George Righter, Mexico; and his dear friend and companion, Linda DeBrodie Davidson.
Graveside services will be held Friday, July 14, at 11 a.m. at Elmwood Cemetery with the Rev. Doug Vernon officiating. There will be no visitation. Pickering Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
Public Tributes and Expressions of Sympathy
Mr and Mrs Righter,
I am sorry to hear of your loss. I had not seen David since high school, but will always think of him as my buddy. We had good times together. I will say a rosary for him and pray that the good Lord will take care of him and comfort you.
Perry and Betty, I am very sorry to read about David in the Ledger. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you now, just as he always has.
MR. & MRS. RIGHTER , MY DEAREST SYMPATHY OF YOUR LOSS. I , LIKE RANDALL HAVE NOT SEEN DAVID SINCE H. S. DAYS , BUT ALL THE PEOPLE I EVER KNEW IN SCHOOL HAVE NEVER LEFT MY HEART AND MIND. CAN REMEMBER WHEN "CC' RIDER " WAS A HIT IN THE 60'S , DAVID WAS OUR CC RIDER.. CHOO-CHOO. HE KNEW MORE ABOUT TRAINS AS A YOUNG MAN ,THAN ANYONE I HAVE EVER MET IN MY NOW, 56 YEARS. MY PRAYERS TO ALL OF HIS FRIENDS AND FAMILY . GOD BLESS, MIKE ENGERT - PURCELL OKLA.
The family of David, Sorry to hear of your loss. David
was fun to know and a good friend to many. I remember when I was in high school, and my parents picked David up to take him to church at Love St. David never forgot to mention that and thank me for my fathers help, even though that was many years ago. David will be missed by many
thank you for david i realllt missed him
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i was in b-day on july 8 1983
Perry and Betty, I never had the chance to meet your son but I know both of you and know you have kind hearts. I am sure you raised your son to be kind and giving like yourselves. I am sorry to hear about the loss. I can't imagine losing a child. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Pat Hall and family
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