Richard Hale Berghoff

June 26, 1936 ~ March 6, 2022 (age 85)


Richard Hale Berghoff, age 85, of Columbia City, IN, passed away on Sunday March 6, 2022, at his residence.  Born on June 26, 1936, in Fort Wayne, IN, he was the son of Hale and Blanche (Dickson) Berghoff.

Richard attended North Side High School and graduated with the Class of 1956. He then attended University of Miami, where he played basketball and graduated with the Class of 1960.

Richard worked for Old Fort Industries in concrete sales until its closing.  He then went to Irving Redi-Mix where he worked until his retirement in 1999.

Survivors include his daughter Tammy Berghoff of Fort Wayne; grandchildren Drake (Carrie) Klopfenstein-Berghoff of Elkhart, Cody (Mary London) Goshert of Atlanta, GA, and Taylor (Natalie Duncun) Goshert of Indianapolis; great-granddaughters Elise Andersen Berghoff and his namesake Holly Hale Berghoff.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

In accordance with the wishes of Richard, in lieu of a traditional service a true celebration of his life will be hosted by his daughter from 4:00-9:00 pm on Friday March 25, 2022, at the Eagle Glen Events Center, 125 South Eagle Glen Trail, Columbia City.

Arrangements by DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City.

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March 25, 2022

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Eagle Glen Events Center (South Eagle Glen Trail, Columbia City)

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