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Richard "Dick" Highland

March 6, 1935 ~ February 5, 2022 (age 86) 86 Years Old


Richard Highland (Dick) an 86-year-old resident of Heyburn, ID passed awaySaturday February5th,2022 in his home. Richard was born March 6th, 1935 in Van Nuys,CA to Richard and Doris Highland. Richard grew up in the Mojave Desert speaking often of roaming the desert with his BoyScout buddies and neighbors. He attended Mojave grade school. The family relocated to Lebec,CA and Richard attended Bakersfield high school in Bakersfield,CA. He worked for Vincent SportingGoods as a certified gunsmith/locksmith in Bakersfield,CA. Richard married BobbyBuhn in June of 1963. They celebrated 58 years of marriage last June. Richard and Bobbyhad five sons they relocated the family to NV in 1970 where Richard became employed for 27 years with Carlin gold in Carlin,NV. Retiring in 1997 he spent all free time with family friends, camping hunting and fishing. After retiring,he and Bobby moved toScottsburg, OR near the Umpqua River.

Richard and Bobby are extremely proud of their five sons and two grandsons for their military service. Richard is preceded in death byhis parents and his sister Virginia Burton. He is survived byhis wife Bobby of 58 years, his sister Mary Miller, and five sons Rickey(Chris), Randy (Donna), Loren (Barb), Tracy (Tina), and Rich (Mandy). Richard and Bobbyhave four grandsons eight granddaughters many great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He will be greatly missed and cherished by many.

At the request of the family, private services will be held at a later date.  Service arrangements are under the direction of Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary in Rupert, Idaho.

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