Norman Richard "Dick" Risley, 68, of Lyons and formerly of Marco, passed away at 1:35 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 16, 2006 at Lyons Health & Living Center.
He was born Jan. 9, 1938 in Sullivan County to Robert and Thelma (Lind) Risley. He married Patsy L. McDonald on April 6, 1958.
He was a construction worker with Local 1393 from Indianapolis and a member of Lyons American Legion Post No. 479.
Survivors include: one son, John Risley of Marco; three daughters; Dixie (John) Smith of Decatur, Tenn., Sherry Stewart of Linton, and Bobbi (Jason) Hicks of Henderson, Ky.; 12 grandchildren, Jaime, Corey, April Miller; Kala Risley; Stephenie, Samantha, Steven, Sean Stewart; Gage, Brittany, Patrick Monier; Aaron Hicks;four great-grandchildren; Justin, Bradley and Haley Miller and Autumn Miller; one brother, Ted Risley of Westphalia; and one sister, Barbra (Howard) McCreary of Bedford.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Patsy L. (Burch) Risley, and an infant son, Joseph Leon Risley.
Graveside visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday at Bethel Cemetery in Sandborn with the Rev. Mike Roth officiating. Graveside service will follow the visitation.