Eugene Richmond


MONTPELIER -- Eugene R. Richmond, 46, of Montpelier, passed away on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at the Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan.

He was born on August 4, 1967, to Charles and Elizabeth (McDaniel) Richmond in Oak Hill, Ohio. On May 17, 1997, he married Hope A. (Lang) Richmond. He was a cook for several area restaurants including the Kettenring Club and Shaker's in Defiance and Timber's in Indiana. Eugene loved to fish and hunt. He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed watching cooking shows, especially Hell's Kitchen. Eugene also enjoyed his K-9 companion, Boris.

He is survived by his wife, Hope; son, Phillip Richmond, at home; parents, Charles and Elizabeth Richmond of Defiance; grandmother, Gertie McCain; sister, Rossi (Paul) Spry of Jackson, Ohio; half brother, William (Amanda) Elliott of Jackson, Ohio; birth mother, Judi Elliott of Defiance; niece and nephew, Shailyn and Ross Spry of Jackson, Ohio; many aunts, uncles and cousins; good friend, Ryan Shaw of Montpelier; and best friend, Kim Mayer of Florida.

He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Peggy Lee Richmond; grandparents, Fred and Peggy McDaniel, Bill Richmond; and special cousin, Richie McDaniel.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

The family requests memorials be directed toward Phillip's college fund. Online condolences can be given at

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