Richie was born on January 11, 1947, in Plymouth to the late Robert and Dorothy (Lyons) Proctor. He grew up in Duxbury and graduated from Duxbury High School and Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston. He was employed at Duxbury Marine Railway before beginning a forty plus year career with what is now Eversource, where he was a Construction Supervisor and Draftsman. He was a Notary Public. Richie was a member of the Plymouth Lodge AF&AM, Aleppo Temple 32 Degree Mason, Plymouth Elks, Unity Club, Seaside Club, and Sons of the American Legion Post 40. He was President of the Plymouth Rod and Gun Club and a Firearms Safety Officer. He enjoyed hunting, freshwater fishing, spending time with friends and watching TV. Above all else he loved his family.
A period of visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 at the Cartmell-Davis Life Celebration Funeral Home, 373 Court Street, Plymouth. A Masonic Service will begin at 7:00 pm at the funeral home . In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital, 51 Blossom St, Boston, MA 02114 or www.shrinerschildrens.org. For more information or to sign the online guestbook please visit www.cartmelldavis.com.