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Richard is a professional photographer at The Ada News, the daily newspaper of record in Ada, Oklahoma. Richard was married to Abby S. M. Barron for more than 17 years.
The Barron’s hobbies included traveling and hiking in the adventure playground of the Colorado Plateau, flying, climbing, camping, and writing.
Abby was married to Paul Milligan for 23 years until his death from cancer in 1992. Paul and Abby’s only daughter, Dawna Michele Milligan-Reeves, lives in the Dallas area with her husband Tom Reeves and their son Paul. Richard was not married before.
In addition to his career as an award-winning news photographer and feature writer, Richard is a licensed private pilot, a licensed amateur radio operator (kc5tfz) and member of the Pontotoc County Amateur Radio Association, a member of the American Radio Relay League, a long-time devoted vegetarian and gardener, an avid outdoorsman and hiker, a photography teacher, a photography columnist, a magazine editor, 2023-24 President of Ada Sunrise Rotary, and webmaster of this web site.
RIchard was named a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International in 2021.
Richard was named Outstanding Adan in the Arts for 2019 by the Ada Arts Council.
Abby was a former restaurateur and a retired membership administrator at Legal Shield in Ada. She was also a freelance photographer, shooting photo assignments for newspapers and magazines. Abby died in March 2022.
When time and circumstance allowed, Abby and Richard usually vacationed in the same spectacular Colorado Plateau landscape where they got married.
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