Richard Emmeitt Thomure I, 46, son of Emmett and Roberta Houser Thomure, was born Nov. 25, 1957, at Ironton. He died Aug. 20, 2004, at his home at Summersville.He attended high school at St. Genevieve and graduated from auctioneer school in 1973 at Mason City, Iowa.He served in the U.S. Army from 1975 to 1977.He married Donna Marie Cook May 5, 2001, at Oakside Community Church at Summersville.He was custodian for Summersville Elementary and enjoyed meeting all the kids. He was a member of BibleWay Home Mission Church of Summersville.He loved to imitate John Wayne and was a natural comedian.He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Emmeitt Thomure Sr., Ruth Greishaber and Robert Virgil and Dorothy Houser.Surviving are his wife; four sons, Steven Ray Thomure of Mountain View, Richard Emmeitt Thomure II and Thomas Wayne Thomure of Beaver Dam, Ky., and Jessie Joe Potter of Middletown; one daughter, Tarah Leann Snyder of Mountain View; his parents of Mountain View; three brothers, Michael Gene Thomure and Jeffrey Dale Thomure of Summersville and Bradford Wayne Thomure of New Hamburg; five sisters, Sherri Lynn Quibodeaus of Hartshorn, Sheila Rae Risner, Roberta Ann Young, Sandra Lee Ledbetter and Karen Evonne Foster of Mountain View; and 10 grandchildren.Services were Aug. 24 at Yarber Mortuary Chapel at Mountain View with the Rev. Steve Steelman officiating. Burial was in the Summersville City Cemetery. “

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