Thursday, July 22, 2010

Richard Medley, 72, of Coffeyville, Kan., passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at his home.

He was born Nov. 29, 1937, at Kansas City, to Walter and Opal (Clute) Medley. He graduated from Field Kindley High School in 1955, and Coffeyville Community College in 1957. He received his bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Kansas Law School.

In 1977, he married Becky Kennedy at Coffeyville, Kan.

He was a member of the First Christian Church.

Richard and Becky owned a home on Table Rock Lake.

Survivors include: his wife, Becky, of the home; three sons, Scott P. Medley, of Topeka, Kan., Brent A. Medley and wife, LeAnne, of Topeka, Kan., and R. Cordy Medley, of Kansas City, Kan.; two daughters, Bonnie Long and husband, Randy, of Topeka, Kan. and Chazzie Medley, of Chanute, Kan.; and nine grandchildren.

A memorial service was held today (Wednesday) at the First Christian Church, Coffeyville, Kan., with Rev. Ford Hall officiating.