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“Love this man of God. He prayed for my husband to get back in church along with our wonderful pastor Rev. Hicks. Rev. Rich prayed for my broken back...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: June - Friend

“Rev Dave Rich prophesied to me in 1993 that "He saw me going down in the gutter and bringing the lost out..he saw me reaching people nobody else...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Johnny Ford - Owensboro, KY

“Sorry for your loss ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Debra Sallaska - Oklahoma city, OK

“Rev. Dave Rich really could sing "Muhlenberg County." What a voice. We are sorry Carmel for your loss. ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Preston Forsythe - Browder, KY

“I'll miss Dave. He was such a good friend. I still remember him taking me to Nashville to tour RCA recording studio and later to SUN recording. I...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Jerry Wilson - Jeffersonville, IN

“Dave Was an inspiration and a joy to be around He played and sang with such ease a purity.Words can not describe how much joy he brought to our...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Kelly Johnson - Conroe, TX

“Bro Dave was the only precher I have really known for the bride's message..it has brought me through the last 40 yrs of my life.. I know heaven is...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Karen Cooley - Camden, TN

“Will always oremembe last time I saw Dave he came to hospital & prayed with my husband who was ill with ALS but he & Debbie stayed &...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Lillian Tucker - Wichita Falls, TX

“I first laid eyes on Brother Dave as he was called by many ,when he came to Livermore for a revival at Bethel Pentecostal church in the summer of...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Duane Shocklee - Livermore, KY

“So sorry for your loss. It seems I have know Bro. Dave an the Rich family all my life. He was always a great preacher an singer. Love an prayers are...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Teresa Middleton - Ben Wheeler, TX

“Martha and I send our love and prayers! Love bro. Dave ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: Jerry Phelps - Tyler, TX - Friend

“Thanks for allowing your spiritual gift to operate in a tent revival when I was only 10 then all these decades later giving me the understanding of...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Bobbie Batke - Friend

“Brother Dave was so special to us. Sharing your sorrow, but rejoicing that he has now seen the Lord's face. Much love from us. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Annie & Mark Smith - Toledo, OH

“I will never forget Dave and his family coming to Wichita Falls to hold a revival at Christ Gospel Church. They were powerful services. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Maria Helms HUDDLESTON - TX

“I Will Miss You Dear Friend! All My Love & Prayers to The Rich Family ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Kristi Kalyn - Weatherford, TX


Central City- Rev. David Earl (Dave) Rich, age 84, of Central City, Kentucky, died Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Good Shepherd Hospital in Longview Texas. Mr. Rich was born in Muhlenberg county, Kentucky on February 3, 1936. Mr. Rich was an Evangelist, he also was an R.C.A recording artist. He performed at the Grand Ole Opry and was know for his hits Red Sweater and City Lights.

Mr. Rich is survived by he son Bro. Enoch (Carmel) Rich of Central City; Daughters, Deborah (Mike) Barr of Rockwall Texas; Necie Rich of Longview Texas; Grandchildren Victoria Rich and Joshua Rich.

In compliance with health and public safety directives, private graveside services will be in Briar Creek Cemetery.