Richard Wayne “Dickie” Feher, Sr.

July 22, 1936 - July 25, 2018

07/22/1936 - 07/25/2018

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Sunday July 29, 2018
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
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The family will receive friends following the memorial service and other times at the home of Dickie.

Sunday July 29, 2018
2:00 pm
Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Hwy 42 West
Ahoskie, NC 27910

AHOSKIE, NC – Richard Wayne “Dickie” Feher, Sr., age 82, passed away on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, North Carolina

Dickie was born on July 22, 1936 to Frank W. and Grace Rubendunst Feher in Rocky Mount, NC. Dickie enlisted in The Army National Guard in 1953 and served 43 years, 28 years full-time as OMS #19 Shop Chief. He retired in 1996 with rank of Chief Warrent Officer (CW3). He was an avid outdoorsman that spent his life farming. Dickie enjoyed his animals, especially his goats and donkeys and most recently his ducks. Big PaPa would always visit his grandchildren and great grandchildren on their birthdays. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Mary Lou Minton Feher, his second wife, Kay Taylor Feher, his sister, Louise Guttu, and his brother, Ernest F. Feher.

Dickie is survived by two daughters, Judy Feher Mizelle and husband Doug of Ahoskie, and Betty Grace Feher Farmer and husband Timmy of Lewiston Woodville; two sons, Richard “Ricky” W. Feher, Jr. and wife Lori of Ahoskie, John R. Feher and wife Gay of Ahoskie; five granddaughters, Rebecca Burden and husband Justin of Ahoskie, Caroline Martin and husband Harry of Columbia, SC, Jessi Mizelle of Ahoskie, Elizabeth Farmer of Edenton, NC, and Heather Farmer of Lewiston-Woodville, NC; three grandsons, Richard “Lil Ricky” Wayne Feher, III and wife Amanda of Ahoskie, Frank Feher and wife Rebekah of Elizabeth City, NC, and Daniel Feher and wife Brandi of Wytheville, VA;  three great-granddaughters, Allison, Abigail, and Brennan Feher; four great-grandsons, Eli and Parker Burden, Luke and Caleb Feher; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at 2:00 pm at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel, Ahoskie, NC, with the Rev. Dr. Jesse Croom, officiating. The family will receive friends following the memorial service and other times at Dickie’s Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made directly to the Early’s Baptist Church, 310 S. Early Station Road, Ahoskie, NC 27910 or online by clicking here.

Garret-Sykes Funeral Service is handling the arrangements for the Feher family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Tommy Godwin
5 years ago

Doug, and Judy, remember the good times. Judy your father dedicated his life to serving the people of North Carolina, through his service in the North Carolina National Guard. Know you are very proud of your father’s service. Thinking of you ,and Doug, with deepest sympathy for your loss. Tommy Godwin

Mable White
5 years ago

Judy, Betty and to the entire Feher family you are in my thoughts and prayers today. May you find comfort in your loving memories of your father. I will remember Mr. Feher as a man that would work.

Ernie & Dale Mulder
5 years ago

Ricky, Judy & families: So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Losing a loved one is never easy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May you find comfort in knowing that GOD is always near.

Barbara Matthews
5 years ago

So sorry to hear about Dickie passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Vernon Freeman
5 years ago

Johnnie, sorry to hear about your father, our prayers be with you and your family

Al & Doris Smith
5 years ago

Mr. Feher was a great man and friend to my family! I all ways looked up to him and respected him so much! He a reminded me so much of my Dad Jay W Smith! Had some great times with him in North Carolina National Guard for 20 years! A great man and friend! Sorry for your loss! Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers!

Charlie Potter
5 years ago

I always admired Dickey! He could fix or make most anything. He was a true friend and example to me! I will miss him greatly!

Sammy Ward
5 years ago

So Sorry for your lost, Keeping you and your family in my prayers

Ken Keith
5 years ago

Sorry for your loss. Mr Feher was a true friend. What great memories he has left us all.

Paige Taylor
5 years ago

Judy, we are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Please let us know if there is anything we can do.