Richard  Binkley

Richard Thomas Binkley

1948 - 2022

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Obituary of Richard Thomas Binkley

Richard Thomas Binkley born on 10/4/48 in Clermont, Ohio received his wings on February 2/10/22. He was the son of Mary Lee (Cook) and Richard Howard Binkley. He leaves behind his sister Carla Binkley, Connie Wass, Linda Friend, Anna Rayhawk, Denise Stegens, Angie Meyer, Clifford Bishop and Andrew Menges. He also leaves behind his niece Natasha Binkley and her three children Kaseem, Victoria and Carla M Hernandez-Binkley as well as other family and friends.

Tom spent a few years in the Air Force where he was stationed in Guam. He then received an honorable discharge in 1971. Started a family and had two children Eric and Debbie Binkley. Tom was a truck driver for many years. He loved to go deep sea fishing and love to bowl.

Tom found his home in St Petersburg, Florida where he also found his peace and serenity. We Will miss him dearly!

I am free Don't grieve for me, for now I'm free, I'm following paths God made for me I took his hand I heard him call Then turned, and bid farewell to all I could not stay another day To laugh, to love, to sing, to play Tasks left undone must stay that way I found my peace... at close of play And if my parting left a void Then fill it with remembered joy A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss Ah yes, these things I too will miss. Be not burdened... deep with sorrow I wish you sunshine of tomorrow My life's been full I've savoured much Good friends, good times A loved one's touch Perhaps my time seemed all too brief Don't lengthen it now with grief Lift up your hearts and share with me, God wants me now... He set me free.

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