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Richard E. Formby

February 15, 1947 - May 8, 2021

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date May 12, 2021

Funeral Home Rose-Neath Shreveport Marshall St.

Cemetery Rose-Neath Cemetery

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Funeral services honoring the life of Richard E. Formby will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 1815 Marshall St., Shreveport, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Reverend Tom Brown. Visitation will be held prior to the service at 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will immediately follow at Rose-Neath Cemetery, 5185 Swan Lake Road, Bossier City, Louisiana.

Richard E. Formby was born February 15, 1947 in Magnolia Arkansas and passed away peacefully, Saturday, May 8, 2021 in Haughton, Louisiana.

Richard graduated high school in Magnolia, Arkansas and went on to earn a pharmacy degree from the University of Louisiana at Monroe. He was a United States Air Force veteran who was proud to serve his country. After over 30 years of service, he retired from Health South Rehab in Ruston, Louisiana. Richard loved the outdoors, his rescue animals, and watching sports of any kind. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He is preceded in death by his father, Robert Aaron Formby.

Left to cherish his memory are his mother, Gracie Sanders; daughter, Kelly Formby McTiernan and husband, Patrick; son, Robert Formby and spouse, Jimmie Dragoo; grandsons, Kaleb Foster, Kaden Brantley and Kason Formby; sister, Nell Formby; nephew, Aaron Formby and wife, Paige; great-nephews, Gabriel Formby and Conner Formby; and Trosey Formby.

Honoring Richard as pallbearers will be Kaleb Foster, Kason Formby, Aaron Formby, Gabriel Formby, Conner Formby, and Trosey Formby.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Shekinah with A First Name Basis, and Christine and Jennifer with Southern Care Hospice for their care and compassion.

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