Richard Frances Blanchard, 68, of Heavener passed away on Nov. 7, 2014 in Heavener. He was born March 8, 1946 in Lowell, Mass. To Frederick Milton and Anna (Flynn) Blanchard, was a long-time resident of Heavener and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Poteau.
A memorial service is Thursday at 5 p.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Poteau with President Tyler Peterson officiating, Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Anita Blanchard of the home; a stepson Jared James Blazier of Kane, Pa.; a brother, Frederick T. Blanchard of Lowell, Mass.; three nephews, Kenneth Blanchard of Chelmsford, Mass., Timothy Blanchard of Heavener and Thomas Blanchard of Lowell, Mass.
You may sign his online guest book at www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.