Richard D. Countryman 1937-2013

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. – Richard David Countryman, 76, died Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013.

He was born Jan. 10, 1937, in Warren, the son of Claude Cary Countryman and Mildred Cordell Countryman.

Richard retired from the U.S. Navy after 21 years of service.

Survivors include three sons, David of San Antonio, Texas, Rick of Green Forest, Ariz., and Steve of Peachtree City, Ga.; a sister, Nancy Nance of Statesville, N.C.; a brother, Bill of Warren; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia “Ginny” Yates Countryman.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Ga.

Arrangements were handled by Carl J. Mowell & Son in Peachtree City.