Richard I. Friend

Hastings

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Updated: Wed, 07 May 2014 04:15:09 CST

Hastings resident, Richard I. Friend, 40, died Monday, May 5, 2014 at Saint Francis Medical Center, Grand Island, Nebraska. 

Memorial service will be Thursday, May 8, 2014; 10:00 A.M. at All Saints Chapel, Good Samaritan Village, Hastings, Nebraska, with Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. Private family interment will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the family. 

Richard was born February 6, 1974 in Hastings, Nebraska to Jack C. & Cheryl L. (Ballard) Friend. He married Rachel K. Crawford on July 10, 2009 at Sunset Beach, North Carolina. Richard was a self-employed contractor and was a life-long resident of Hastings.

Survivors include:
Wife:                                                   
    Rachel Friend – Hastings, NE
Son:                                                     
    Liam Friend – Hastings, NE
Step-Son:                                            
    Loki Hays – Hastings, NE
Mother:                                               
    Cheryl L. Ballard – Marshville, NC
Father & Step-Mother:                        
    Jack C. & Ellie Friend – Hastings, NE
Sister:                                                  
    Alex Friend – Hastings, NE
Brother:                                               
    Travis Friend – Hastings, NE
Grandparents:                                      
    John “Jack” Friend – Hastings, NE
    Darlene Brumbaugh – Glenvil, NE