Originally Published: January 12, 2018 6:05 a.m.
Mr. Richard Howard Pinney of Golden Valley, Arizona, passed away last Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at the age of 81. Richard was born to parents, Richard O. Pinney and Hazel D. Dickie on June 1, 1936, in Kingman, Arizona.
He had three sisters, Caroldene Justice, Linda Marie (both deceased), and Sandra Powell. Richard attended Bagdad High School, graduating class of 1955. On Sept. 12, 1953, he married his first love, Ethel Faye Guest, in St. George, Utah. The couple had five children, David, Richard, Brian, Carl and Cynthia. When that marriage ended, he married the final love of his life, Dorothy Louise Dickie, on Jan. 31, 1972, in West Covina, Calif. The two had only one daughter, Nicole.
Richard worked as a mechanic, later a master welder, and owned various businesses including the Sun City, Arizona, Texaco; the Santa Ana, California, Harley Davidson; and, finally Bagdad Metal Works. Richard served in various positions within his Church with many loved friends. Richard leaves a legacy of family dedication, hard work, entrepreneurial spirit, and service.
A memorial for Richard will be held on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, at 2 p.m., at the LDS Chapel at 3180 Rutherford Dr. in Kingman.
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