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Luther Philip “PHIL” Rychard

Luther Philip “PHIL” Rychard, 71, of Corning, Calif. passed away on Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 from lung cancer complications.
Phil was born April 22, 1940 in Yoncalla to Cash and Kate Rychard. He grew up in Lake County, attending elementary school in Plush and Adel. He graduated from Lakeview High School in 1958.
Phil was a career truck driver, working for Charlie Pitchner in Lakeview, County Road Department in Alturas, Calif.,Rossi’s in Fort Bragg and retiring from Reddaway in 2010.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son Philip Rychard; sister Pauline Allen;  brother-in-law Paul Allen.
He is survived by his son Mike Rychard of Anderson, Calif.; daughter and son-in-law Annette and Barry Shullanberger of Lakeview; brother and sister-in-law Sonny and Julie Rychard; sister-in-law Jeannette Allen; uncle and aunt Don and Radine Rychard; uncle Bud Daugherty; aunt Pete Rychard; granddaughters Brittany and Stacie; great-granddaughters Ashlynn and Danica;  many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Celebration of Life service for Phil will be held on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 at the Westside Grange at 11 a.m. with private interment in the Westside Cemetery. A pot-luck dinner will be served in the Grange hall following the services.
Contributions in the memory of Phil may be made to the Westside Cemetery Dist., 15188 Westside Rd., Lakeview  97630, Nor Cal Engine & Tractor Club, 21670 Rusty Lane, Palo Cedro, Calif. 96073 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Desert Rose Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

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