Born on January 9, 1934 Departed on July 8, 2017 and resided in Gallatin, TN Richard Damron of Gallatin, TN passed away peacefully on July 8, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Damron, who passed away on July 15, 2016. He is survived by his daughter Elaine Rushton, siblings, Wayne Damron, Louise Johnson and Eddie Paulson. Richard was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and retired as an Electrical Engineer from Bell Telephone Company. Richard was a great musician in his spare time. He played acoustic and steel guitar and was an eclectic music lover. His favorite statement was "Don't sweat the small stuff!" He was a loving man and will be truly missed by many who knew him well.