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Richard Veach

February 8, 1943 — January 8, 2010

Richard Veach

Richard Carl “Rich” Veach, age 66, of Cambridge, MD died early Friday morning, January 8, 2010 at Chesapeake Woods Center, Cambridge, MD.

Born on February 8, 1943 in Chester, Pennsylvania, he was the son of the late Paul M. Veach and Thelma Abby Otto Veach.

In 1963 Rich was a graduate of Charlotte Hall Military Academy where he had played on the football team as a full back.

Rich served his country in the U.S. Air Force as an Air Policeman, Airman 3rd.

For twenty seven years he was part owner of Veach’s Nursery on Rt. 50, Cambridge.

Prior to his failing health, Rich had been an avid golfer and had won several tournaments.

He had been a member of the American Legion Post #91 and a former member of the Cambridge Country Club.

On December 10, 2006 he married the former Yvonne Wheatley Yockey.

Surviving is his wife Yvonne Veach of Cambridge, MD; a daughter Elaina Veach of Germany; a sister Janice Arnold of Mullica Hill, NJ; three step children Samuel Yockey and his wife Jane, Kevin Yockey and his wife Crystal, and David Yockey, all of East New Market, MD; four step-grandchidren Kristopher Messick Yockey, Rebekah Yockey, Julianna Yockey, Gabriella Yockey; cousins Marilyn Boyea and her husband Jim of NJ, Jenni Boyea of CA; nephew Jeff Brady and his wife Toni; great-nephew and great niece Everette and Elyse Brady; niece Linda McClernan; great niece and great nephew Colleen and Ryan McClernan.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Noon on Wednesday, January 13th at Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home, P.A. where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Officiating at the service will be The Rev. George Wheatley. A reception will follow at the funeral home and inurnment will be held at 3:00 p.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery with Military Honors.

Pallbearers will be Samuel Yockey, Kevin Yockey, David Yockey and Kristopher Messick Yockey.

In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Jubilee Fellowship Church, PO Box 202, Cambridge, MD 21613.


Wednesday January 13, 2010 , 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home

Celebration of Life

Wednesday January 13, 2010 , 12:00 p.m.

Curran-Bromwell Funeral Home

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