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Richard L. Binnion

October 21, 1947 ~ February 25, 2022 (age 74)


Richard L. Binnion, age 74 of Swayzee passed away on Friday, February 25, 2022 at Marion Health, in Marion.

Richard was born on October 21, 1947 in Scottsville, Kentucky the son of the late Homer and Helen (Vinson) Binnion.  He married Peggy Smith on April 25, 1994 and she preceded him in death on April 28, 2016.

He was a production worker at Dana Corporation for 25 years, and then was a millwright retiring after 20 years.   Richard loved to ride his 2015 Harley Ultra, his 1979 1200 Harley Sportster and his Harley mini bike.  He loved spending time with his family and grandchildren.

He is survived by his daughters, Kim (David) Macke, Kelly (Gary, Jr.) Hotsinpiller, Angela Smith, Regina (Jason) Breeden and Rachelle Binnion; a brother, Kenny Binnion; 13 grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Binnion; and brothers, Elvis, Darrell “Gene” and Benny Binnion.

Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022 at Raven-Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Road, Marion, Indiana.  Funeral Services will begin at 1:00 p.m. with burial to follow in Thrailkill Cemetery, Swayzee, Indiana.

Memorial contributions can be made to Riley Hospital for Children, 705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202 or online at ; or to Cancer Services of Grant County, 305 S. Norton Avenue, Marion, Indiana 46952.

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March 7, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Raven-Choate Funeral Home
1202 Kem Road
Marion, IN 46952

Funeral Service
March 7, 2022

1:00 PM
Raven-Choate Funeral Home
1202 Kem Road
Marion, IN 46952


Thrailkill Cemetery
IN 13 N 800 W
Swayzee, IN 46986


Cancer Services of Grant County
305 S. Norton Avenue, Tower Suites, Marion IN 46952

Riley Hospital for Children
705 Riley Hospital Drive, Indianapolis IN 46202

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