Richard "Bobcat" Pauley of Columbia, passed away August 29, 2014, at the University Hospital & Clinics. He was born Feb. 9, 1941 in Boone County, the son of Robert and Mildred Purcell Pauley. He married Patty Jayne Payne on February 20, 1959 and she preceded him in death November of 1999. Richard retired as a carpenter with Harmon Construction, he loved farming, dancing and playing cards.
Services will be conducted on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at 11:00am at Robinson Funeral Home with burial following in Fairview Cemetery in Columbia. Visitation will be on Monday, September 1, 2014, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Survivors include, two sons, Brent Pauley and Mark (Sharon) Pauley of Columbia; three sisters, Nettie (Wilson) Ramsdell of Hartsburg, Nancy (Melvin) Nicholas of Ashland and Neta Fay Pauley of Ashland; four grandchildren, Sherry Callahan, Heather Callahan, Charlotte Griffis and Charlie Simcoe; one great granddaughter, Trinity Faith Griffis.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Cancer Society in care of the family.