Max A. Richey 71 of Rural Michigantown, IN, died at 2:45 p.m. April 5, 2010 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN. Born July 29, 1938 in Clinton County, Indiana to the late Arlie & Susan (Bowen) Richey. His marriage was to Nancy K. Allen on August 10, 1963. Mr. Richey was a 1956 graduate of Michigantown High School where he participated in all sports and was the 1956 Indiana State Pole Vault Champion with a height of over 13’. He attended Wabash College on a track scholarship, participated in the 1960 Olympic Trials, placing 11th in the nation in the decathlon. He was owner/operator/founder (in 1962) of M.A. Richey Manufacturing that made track and field equipment. He had formerly worked at Chrysler. He was an Indiana State High School track official, NCAA track official, and certified athletics official for USA Track and Field. Max was an avid golfer and greatly loved his family, especially his grandchildren. He was a member of the Moose Lodge.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2010 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday, April 8th from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Entombment will be in Green Lawn Mausoleum. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, envelopes will be available.
2 Daughters: Lisa (Tom) Griffy of Rural Frankfort and Teresa (Dick) Perkins of Frankfort
1 Son: Max A. (Karen) Richey II of Hammond
1 Sister: Debbie Voorhis of Noblesville
9 Grandchildren and 3 Great Grandchildren