Richard “Norm” Hovey, 95, passed away on April 7, 2018 in Mesa, Arizona. He was born on March 20, 1923 in Independence, Iowa to Sherman and Norma Hovey.

Richard was a WWII Veteran, Hero, and a POW. He married his childhood sweetheart, Dorothy, and they shared 71 wonderful years. He was dedicated to his faith and a member of East Mesa Baptist Church.

He is survived and dearly missed by his six children, many grand-children, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm at Mountain View Funeral Home and Cemetery, 7900 East Main Street, Mesa, AZ. A Visitation will be held prior, starting at 12:00 pm.