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Richard King Driggs, longtime Cushing resident, passed away Tuesday, May 25, 2010, in Stillwater, OK at the age of 78 years.
The son of the late Carl Schmelzel and Vivian King Driggs, Richard was born on June 27, 1931 in Cushing, OK and raised and educated here.
He was united in marriage to Margaret Morgan on August 29, 1953 in Cushing and to this union two daughters, Lori and Cindy were born.
The couple had worked in retail management for several years together prior to owning and operating the Country Kitchen Restaurant here in Cushing. Later he worked for Bray Lines for over 5 years prior to working for the Cushing School System, working as the custodian for Harmony School, a position he held for over 15 years.
Richard was a veteran of the United States Army; he enjoyed woodworking, arts and crafts and spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his two daughters, Lori Toland and her husband Gary and Cindy Clark, all of Cushing; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Snow and her husband Alan, Devon Toland and his wife Kirstin and Colby Toland; two great-grandchildren, Alivia Snow and Parker Snow and other relatives and friends including one niece Barbara Kierl and her husband Peter and one nephew, Rick Maloney and his wife Kathy.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Margaret Driggs on April 15, 2008 and one sister Patricia Maloney and her husband Tom.
Rosary services will be held Wednesday evening, May 26, 2010 at 8 P.M. in the St.'s Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, May 27, 2010 at 10 A.M. in the St.'s Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
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