Richard Silas Risner, age 75, a resident of Crown Point, Indiana, formerly of Royalton, Kentucky, passed away Monday June 25, 2018 at his vacation home in Royalton, Kentucky.
Richard was born March 20, 1943 in Gypsy, Kentucky the son of Taylor and Edna Whitaker Risner. Brothers, Howard Risner, Dennis Howard, Morgan Howard, Oliff Risner, Roger Risner, Willard Risner, and sisters, Fannie Joseph, Mollie Robinson, preceded him in death.
Richard was employed as a machinist for thirty-seven years until his retirement.
Those left to mourn include wife, Bernice Allen Risner, whom he married January 18, 1964, sons, Ricky Ray Risner of Crown Point, Indiana, Robert Keith Risner of Crown Point, Indiana, Richard Timothy Risner of Dumont, Indiana, sister, Lois Jean Wooten of Plainwell, Michigan, five grandchildren, six great grandchildren, a host of family and friends who love and miss him.
Funeral services for Richard S. Risner will be conducted Friday, June 29, 2018 at 1:00 PM from the chapel of the Salyersville Funeral Home. Clergy Denzel Arnett will deliver comforting words on the day of service. Interment will follow in the Risner Family Cemetery in Royalton, Kentucky. The family will welcome friends Thursday, June 28, after 5:00 PM and any time prior to funeral services. Condolences can be made at www.salyersvillefuneralhome.net
Salyersville Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the funeral arrangements.