Ruth Ann Gordon Haynes, 81, of Owensboro, passed away on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. She was born November 14, 1938 in Owensboro to the late Malcolm and Lula Miller Gordon. She was a bookkeeper in her father's business, Gordon Lumber & Hardware, until he passed away and the business closed. She then worked at Keller & Knott Heating & Air Conditioning as the office manager for 15 years, then in accounting at York, Neel & Company CPA and retired after 15 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Cynthia Richeson in 2007; husband, Joseph Darrell Haynes in 2009; sister, Dottie Gordon; and brother, Ralph Gordon.
Ruth is survived by her son Roger Richeson and his wife, Margie; three grandchildren, Devin Richeson, Amber Gutierrez, and Morgan Richeson; one great-grandchild; brother, Wesley Gordon of Vero Beach, Florida; stepdaughters, Tammy Outlaw and Cheri Calhoun; and stepsons, Brian Haynes and Greg Haynes.
In compliance with health and public safety directives, private family services will be held graveside at Rosehill Cemetery. James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of arrangements.