Richard Isaac McKown

June 13, 1936 - December 11, 2017

Richard Isaac McKown, 81, of Ravenswood, WV, went to be with the Lord on December 11, 2017, at his home.

He was born on June 13, 1936, in Arnoldsburg, WV, son of the late Everett Gailey McKown and Jettie Hoskins McKown.

Richard was a member of Pleasant View Ridge United Methodist Church. He started working at Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corp. in October of 1963, and retired in 1997. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

He was a loving husband who loved to hunt, fish and do woodworking.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rosemary Collins McKown; children, Kathy McKown, Richard Isaac McKown II (Lori), Joan Dunlap (Michael), and Rosemary Burdette (Shannon); 4 grandchildren, Emily Keffer, Isaac, Erin and Elias McKown; great grandson, Andrew Gregory Nations; sister, Irene Hildreth of Spencer; and brother, Bernard McKown of Arnoldsburg. He had the best pup in the world, Pandy.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Dreama Lynn McKown; and sister, Jean Stalnaker.

A family graveside service will be held at Collins Cemetery in Lockney, WV, in the spring of 2018, with his grandson, Isaac McKown speaking.

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