Michael Richey, 75, of Delton, passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2021 with his family by his side. He was born February 7, 1946 in Battle Creek, the son of Jimmie Ruth (McJunkin) Richey. He graduated from Delton High School class of 1964. Mike served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam Conflict. He retired from the Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center after 22 years of service. He enjoyed all sports and was an avid golfer. He loved his family and attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.
He is survived by his children: Angela (Dan) Parsons and Jason Richey; ex-wife and good friend, Sherry Richey; granddaughters: Emilie Richey and Tylar, Paige, & Lexi Parsons; great granddaughters: Carlie and Vivienne; siblings: Toni (Mike) Schumacher, Russ (Sandie) VanNortwick, Jeff VanNortwick, Katrinka Reel, and Jon (Ruth) VanNortwick: and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Jimmie VanNortwick.
Visitation will be held at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service on Friday, June 4th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM with a memorial service to immediately follow at 12:00 PM. Burial will be at the Fort Custer National Cemetery on Friday, June 25th at 9:30 AM in Augusta, MI. Memorial tributes may be made to Heartland Hospice in Portage, MI. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com