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Richard Oldham

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

EAST PRAIRIE -- Richard Larry Oldham, 82, died Oct. 8, 2012.

Born March 20, 1930, son of the late Colon and Emma Frances Morgan Oldham, he graduated from East Prairie High School and then pharmacy school. He moved to Arizona where he worked as a pharmacist at Walgreens and was later elected to the Arizona State Legislature.

Survivors include: one son, Rick; six sisters, Frances Watson, Mary Alice Rowe, Alberta Bishop, Danielle Cummins, Sandra Thresher and Pamela Goolsby; and two granddaughters, Amber and Lacey.

He was also preceded in death by his grandparents, William Randolph "Wren" and Alice Elliott Morgan.

Graveside rites will be conducted Wednesday at the Odd Fellow Cemetery in Charleston.

The Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at www.shelbyfuneral.com.