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Richard Pell 1966 – 2018

Richard Pell

1966 – 2018

Richard Darin Pell, age 51, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018 Banner Health in Phoenix, Arizona from injuries he sustained from being struck by a car. He was born on April 12, 1966 in Springfield, Oregon to Oscar Clay Pell and Sharon Ann Arney.


Richard attended Adrian C. Wilcox High School in Santa Clara, CA and De Anza Community College in Cupertino, CA. He loved all animals and used his love for animals to become an animal trainer. Richard and his mother Sharon built Silent Angels Advocate and Rescue Shelter a no kill animal shelter in Leoti, Kansas.

Richard enjoyed riding motorcycles and taking walks in the woods. He loved rock concerts and loved to just have fun. He could be found often at the Casino where he loved to gamble “Shoot the Dice”, he even tithed on his winnings.

Richard always had to be busy and on the go. He was a very giving person who if asked would give his last dollar to help someone in need, he would often buy food and drinks for those who were without. Richard had a great love for his mother Sharon and cherished her.

Richard is survived by his mother, Sharon Arney; brother, David (Estella) Pell; sisters, Morine (Kenneth) Staley, Janet (Charles “Chuck”) Earl; nieces and nephews, Cory J. Priest, Rachel E. Zesner, Jessica C. Rowe, Christopher N. Pell, Mariah Ann “De Los Angeles” Pell, Michael C. Pell and Dakota A. Pell; 4 great-nieces.

Memorial Services were  held on January 15, 2017 at the Lakeside Stake Center, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Lakeside, Arizona.

Owens Livingston Mortuary of Show Low handled the arrangements.

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