Barry M. Richard
July 16, 1965 - November 4, 2022

Barry M. Richard

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Barry M. Richard, age 57, of Ames
Died Friday, November 4, 2022

Barry was born July 16, 1965 in Tucson, Arizona to Ralph and Angie 'Rudolphi' Richard. He was raised in Tucson until he was 13 years old. He then moved to Boys Town in Omaha and graduated from Boys Town High School in 1981. Barry married Thersa and together they had two children, Barry and Brooke, they later divorced. Barry served in the United States Army from 1986 to 1991 and served with the 172nd Transportation Unit during Desert Storm. After his military service he worked at Railcar Specialties as a mechanical engineer and drafter for 17 years. In 2003 he began working for Union Pacific Railroad. In 2010 Barry married Randi 'Peterson' Richard. In the marriage Barry inherited Randi's two children Cheyenne and Lane. Barry loved Husker Football, Dallas Cowboys football, Nascar and welding/fabricating.

In 2000, he started participating with the American Veterans Motorcycle Club where he received his road name 'Blank' because he left the form blank. In 2001 he became a full patch member, and in 2008 he started the Fremont chapter and was president until his exit.

Wife - Randi of Ames
Son - Barry (Heather) Richard of Omaha
and their children Phynix, Sharlet and Wyatt
Daughter - Brooke (Steven) Springer of Lincoln
Randi's family -
Daughter - Cheyenne (Brandyn) Flagle of Georgia
and their children Brantley, Braxton, Jaxen and Remington
Son - Lane (Shaylee) Siems of Ft. Riley, KS.
and their child Preslee
Father - Ralph (Sue) Richard of Tucson, AZ.
Sisters - Sara Lima of Phoenix, AZ.
Jill Kikul of Los Angeles, CA.
Mother-in-law - Vanessa (Dick) Fisher of Fremont
Father-in-law - Pete (Peggy) Peterson of Fremont

Barry was preceded in death by his mother Angie Richard.

There is no viewing but the family will receive friends at the Ludvigsen Mortuary Chapel on Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 1pm to 3pm. There will be a celebration lunch at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie #200 in Fremont on Sunday beginning at 1pm. The committal will be held at a later date in the Omaha National Cemetery.

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Saturday, November 12, 2022
With Family 1pm to 3pm
Ludvigsen Mortuary - Fremont
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025
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Celebration of Life Open House
Sunday, November 13, 2022
Starting at 1pm
Fraternal Order of Eagles - Fremont
649 North Main Street
Fremont, NE  68025
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Omaha National Cemetery
14250 Schram Road
Omaha, NE  68138
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  1. Marsha
    My Deepest Condolences, My prayers are with your family during this time. 🙏 I have no words at this time but know if any of you need anything please don't hesitate to reach out.
    I am so Sorry for Your Loss. Thoughts and Prayers with you and your Family. God Bless.
  3. Richard Svatora
    Randi and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are and will be with you during these difficult times.
    If there is anything that any of us can help you with please don't hesitate to ask.
  4. Mully
    RIP Blank. My condolences. Keep the wheels down
  5. Christine and Dave Newill
    Deepest sympathy to each of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. We are so sorry. Hugs to each of you.
  6. Jason "Squid" Breedlove
    Thank you for the mentorship and the memories. All who met you were truly lucky individuals. Enjoy the golden highway brother and keep the sun shining on us left behind.

    Til Valhalla Warrior
  7. Bryan "Haole" Livasy
    Life is Fleeting,
    Separation Temporary,
    Reunion Eternal

    Rest Easy Brother,
    See You Soon

    Til Valhalla

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