Richie was born in Teaneck, New Jersey. Hhe moved to central Florida with his family as a child. He enjoyed music and worked as a heavy equipment mechanic. He is survived by his sisters Jackie Dowd, Carole Dover, Ellyn Parker, Nancy Fisher, brother Raymond Herinya and faithful dog Ebony.
A Life Celebration will be 4:00 PM uesday April, 17 at Baldwin Brothers Heritage Place 1 North Causeway New Smyrna Beach.