T.F. Rich (6-18-14) service 6-21-14

T.F. Rich, 89, of Savannah, died Wednesday, June 18.
He was born in Hardin County, the son of the late Tom Frank Rich Sr. and Emma Lotisha Stricklin Rich. He was united in marriage to Sarah Margaret Neill, who survives.
Mr. Rich lived in the Mount Hermon community in Hardin County, where he was a member of the Mount Hermon Baptist Church and owner and operator of Rich’s Store. Mr. Rich also worked in construction.
In addition to his wife, Sarah, he is survived by three daughters, Sue Vanhoose, Winda Dennis and Gayle Tidwell; four sons, Wayland Rich, Jerry Rich, Demus Rich and Teddy Rich, all of Savannah; 28 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; and a brother, James Hunley Rich of Savannah.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandchildren and one great-grandchild; and one brother, Chester Rich.
Memorials may be given in memory of T.F. Rich to: American Heart Association, P.O. Box 1207, Savannah 38372 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, 38105.
Services were held on Saturday, June 21, at 11 a.m., at Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Artie Rivers and J.W. Vanhoose officiating. Burial followed in the Mount Hermon Cemetery at Hardin County.

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