Funeral escort for USMC Cpl Richard Tsosie Cheschilly on 10/30

GALLUP, NM – The family of USMC Cpl Richard Tsosie Cheschilly is requesting a funeral escort on Friday October 30, 2020.

STAGING: 3:30pm Rollies Mortuary, Gallup, NM
KSU: 4:00pm
DESTINATION: Sheep Springs, NM. Milepost 46.5 Turn off east side of road
Service conducted for immediate family only at 2pm. Thereafter, visitors may pay their respect immediately following services will be conducted in accordance with CDC and Navajo Nation Covid-19 guidelines to protect friends and family. Thank you for understanding and cooperating.

USMC Cpl Richard Tsosie Cheschilly was a transcriber in the Korean War in the 1950’s. He is well known in the Sheep Springs and Nashchitti area, he participated in a few veteran ceremonies in Window Rock, Az and Gallup, NM. He always supported USMC by wearing his marine cap everywhere he went. He loved working with cattle, hunting and being with his family.

On behalf of the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders, we send our condolences and prayers to the family of USMC Cpl Richard Tsosie Cheschilly. We thank you for your service, you will never be forgotten. Rest in peace marine.

Contact: Jenell Spencer (granddaughter)