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G. Richard "Dick" Colby

September 21, 1928 — October 19, 2023


G. Richard "Dick" Colby, 95, husband of Vivian Hirsch Colby, of Easley, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2023.

Born in Rochester, NY, he was the son of the late Benjamin Joshua and Katherine Joanna Goodrich Colby.

He was a member of Easley First Baptist Church.

In addition to his loving wife, Mr. Colby is survived by a daughter-in-law, Angela Springer; grandchildren, Elizabeth Hardin (Kevin), Aimee O'Kelley (Tyler), and Jesse Springer; a sister, Dorothy Mae Fuller; a niece, Becky Weir (Steve); a nephew, Dan Fuller (Salley); and numerous great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his stepson, Thomas Michael Springer.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 28, 2023 at Easley First Baptist Church. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105  or to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation, 2361 Highland Blvd., Staten Island, NY 10306

Visit or Robinson Funeral Home & Crematory-Downtown, Easley.

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Saturday, October 28, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Easley First Baptist Church

300 E 1st Ave, Easley, SC 29640

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