Richard Francis Medley was born May 5, 1948, in Huron, SD, to Francis and Dorothy (May) Medley. He attended school in Woonsocket, SD, until ninth grade.
His father worked for the Milwaukee Railroad. They transferred to Britton, SD, where Dick graduated from high school. He loved basketball and played on the Britton Braves team during high school. He attended college at Ellendale, ND, and played basketball for two years, until he was drafted.
Dick took basic training at Fort Benning, GA, and then served in Vietnam from March of 1969 to December of 1970. Dick worked in auto sales for many years but spent the majority of his career at Luther Family Buick GMC in Fargo, ND.
Dick died Thursday, September 30, 2021, in Essentia Health, Fargo, at seventy-three years of age.
Dick is survived by his sisters, Diana (Robert) Tang of Sanibel Island, FL, and Sandra Griggs of Moorhead, MN. He was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be a gathering of friends and sharing of memories from 4 - 6 PM, Monday, October 18, 2021, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead. Dick's final resting place will be with his family in Fairview Cemetery, Wahpeton, ND.
Sharing of Memories
OCT 18. 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CT)
Korsmo Funeral Chapel
409 8th St. S.
Moorhead, MN 56560