Richard lived in College City all of his life. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Richard is survived by his children, Joanie Mumma of College City; Hank Murphy of Arbuckle; grandchildren Chris Mathews, Katie Mathews, Shasta Mumma, Madison Leighty, Weston Leighty, Sierra Murphy, Bryce Murphy; Great-grandson Justin Mathews
Richard is preceded in death by his late wife Audrey Murphy, daughter Judy Murphy; siblings Patrick Murphy, Jackie Murphy.
A service will be held on Thursday, December 31st, 2016 at 10:00am at McNary-Moore Chapel in Colusa.
Memorial contribution may be made in Richards name to the College City Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of McNary-Moore Funeral Service FD-410 www.mcnarymoorefuneralservice.com