Allan Joseph Richmond, 81

Allan Joseph Richmond, 81, of Millsboro, Del., passed away at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Del., on Jan. 13, 2017. Richmond was born in Becket, Mass. on Sept. 19, 1935, to the late Allan J. Richmond and Leona C. Thompson Richmond.

Richmond married Shirley Marwine on Dec. 23, 1954, and together they raised four children. He became a paint inspector for, and retired from, General Motors after serving in the U.S. Air Force.

In addition to his parents, Richmond was preceded in death by two sons, Larry Richmond and Allan Richmond Jr. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Richmond of Millsboro; and two sons, Michael Richmond and his wife, Lynn, of Newark, Del., and Robert Richmond of Tennessee; his three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Arrangements were private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to Beebe Healthcare; 424 Savannah Rd.; Lewes, DE 19958. Condolences may be sent online at