Richard ("Rich") Earl Townsend
March 4, 2020
Richard (“Rich”) Earl Townsend of Three Forks died on 2/24/2020. He was born in Whitehall, MT, on December 23, 1943, to Earl and Inez Townsend of Harrison, MT. Rich joined a sister, Gail, and brother, Max. The family moved to Trident, MT, in 1948 where Rich became a “Trident kid”. He attended grades 1-8 in the two-room schoolhouse in Trident. During this time, two more brothers, Ray and Gene, came along to complete their family.
Rich had a very fun childhood with lots of friends, good times in Trident and spending memorable times with a large extended family of cousins, aunts and u...