Richard Douglas Ornduff

Published 3:28 pm Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Richard Douglas Ornduff, 79, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Johnson City Medical Center. Richard was born in Elizabethton to the late Frank and Gladys Gentry Ornduff. In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his older sisters, Frances E. Ornduff and Peggy J. Orndfuff; his oldest brother, Harry L. Ornduff; and a nephew, Eric Lee Collins.
Richard was a loving brother and a good Christian man who loved spending time with his sister. He was definitely unique and a very kind person. He had worked as a plumber and was a member of First Baptist Church of Elizabethton.
In his spare time, Richard enjoyed reading and watching football.
Those left to remember him include a sister, Millie J. Collins, and a brother, David R. Ornduff; as well as his twin nephews, Timothy and Gregory Ornduff, and one great-nephew, Matthew Ornduff.
A graveside service to celebrate Richard’s life will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, August 5, at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Friday. Words of comfort can be sent to the family through our website,
Tetrick Funeral Home-Riverside Chapel, 211 North Riverside, Elizabethton, TN 37643 (423) 542-2232 is honored to serve the family of Richard Douglas Ornduff.

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