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Richard John Caverly

Feb. 25, 1938 - Dec. 27, 2017

Date of Service: Jan. 3, 2018

BURLEY – Richard John Caverly, age 79, of Burley, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017, at Countryside Care and Rehabilitation at Minidoka Memorial Hospital in Rupert.

Richard was born February 25, 1938, to James and Elizabeth Caverly, in Oakland, California. He was the third child of four children. Richard married Alana Frieze in 1965, and had four sons, Michael, Richard, John and Paul. They later divorced and he met Sue Lacher in 1972, and had two more sons, Errin and Adam. In 1977, he met Judy who had four more children, two daughters, Suzette and Corinna; and two sons, Tracy and Alan. They combined their families and continued to raise them for 40 years and loved each other through many ups and downs throughout their life together.

Richard is survived by his wife, Judy Caverly; sons, Michael Caverly of San Francisco, California, Errin Jacobs of Portland, Oregon, Adam Jacobs of Eugene, Oregon, and Paul Caverly of Umatilla, Oregon, and Tracy (Shane) Jacobs of Oakley; one daughter, Suzette (Jim) Baker of Hazelton, Idaho; 22 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren and one brother, James Caverly of Sun City, Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Elizabeth Caverly; sisters, Sheila Fussell, Mary Ellen Cabreal; sons, Alan Waterhouse, Richard Caverly, and John Caverly; one daughter, Corinna Jacobs Pace; and one granddaughter, Jeanie Lorelei Baker.

Richard’s family would like to give a very special thank you to the staff of Countryside Care and Rehabilitation for their incredible care and undying patience.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at Rasmussen Funeral Home, 1350 E. 16th St., in Burley.