Mr. Richard Massey, age 61, a lifelong resident of Newton County passed away Sunday, April 24, 2022. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia on December 30, 1960 to Pate and Betty Massey, who preceded him in death. Mr. Massey was a graduate of Newton County High School. In his youth he was well known throughout the recreation department for baseball, basketball and football. Mr. Massey is survived by his sister Diane (Larry) Allen of Covington and his brother Gary (Debbie) Massey of Covington, his nephew Blane Allen, his niece Kristen (Brad) Williams, and several great nieces and nephews.
Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 AM at Lawnwood Memorial Park on Thursday, April 28, 2022 with Pastor Blane Allen officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Thursday at J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home prior to the graveside service.
Governor Brian Kemp has lifted the restrictions for large gatherings and other recommendations throughout Georgia. However, we ask that you still be respectful of the family and others during this time. If you are sick, not feeling well, or have any symptoms of COVID 19, please do not attend the service or services. If you feel the need to wear a mask, please do so.