SUMMER SHADE – Michael Franklin Rich, age 72, passed away Monday, May 1, 2023, at T J Samson Hospital. Born December 14, 1950, in Glasgow, KY, he was the son of the late Jacob Rich and Jean Norris Rich and the husband of Margarett [Sis] Rich. They were married 48 years.
He was a 17-year veteran of the Army, serving in Vietnam, and retired from the Great Onyx Job Corps. He was a Christian.
Survivors other than his wife include one sister, Hilda (Lyndal) Rutledge, Glasgow; four brothers-in-law, Wayne (Barbara) Miller, Tompkinsville, Leak (Sue) Miller, Tompkinsville, Ralph (Michelle) Miller, Summer Shade, and Joe (Sharon) Miller, Summer Shade; and several nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death besides his parents, was his grandfather, Herman Norris, and mother- and father-in-law, Bill and Cleo Miller.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home, with burial to follow in the White Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 4:00-8:00 P.M. and on Thursday morning after 8:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the White Cemetery or Glasgow DAV.