Richard Charles Muller died Dec. 17, 2012, at the age of 81.
Mr. Muller was a lifelong resident of Coarsegold.
He was born Oct. 5, 1931 in Madera.
Mr. Muller served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. Upon his return, he worked as a union pipe fitter until his retirement.
He enjoyed researching history, recalling his colorful childhood with his brothers, and fixing cars.
Mr. Muller is survived by son Charles "Chuck" Muller and wife Terry; grandchildren William, Candace and George; great-grandson Brayden; stepdaughter Debbie Metzker and her children Breanna, Taylr and Rory of Arizona.
A graveside celebration of Richard's life, followed by a reception, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28 at Oakhill Cemetery in Oakhurst.