Richard Raymond “Jughead” Conklin

Mr. Richard Raymond “Jughead” Conklin

Port Jervis, NY

Mr. Richard Raymond Conklin of Port Jervis, NY, died on Wednesday, March 8, 2023, at home. He was 81.

He was born November 30, 1941, in Oxford, NY the son of the late Nicholas and the late Ellen Youmans Conklin.

Rich worked for many years as a Heavy Equipment Operator for Blooming Grove Twp. He was an Auxiliary member of the Port Jervis Fire Department, Engine 4.

He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting, fishing, trapping and crabbing.

Surviving are:

His 7 children: Kenneth Conklin (Jennifer)

Kevin Conklin (Maryann)

Allan Conklin (Sarah)

Pam Horn (Phil)

Patricia Leake (Joe)

Nancy Conklin (Barry)

Glendalyn Koch (Ronald)

One Sister: Arlene Ruggiero

Several grandchildren and great grandchildren

His very special friend, Melissa Burbridge

He was predeceased by his daughter, Dawn Coffey and his 7 siblings.

Family and friends are invited to visit at the Gray-Parker Funeral Home, Inc., 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 on Saturday, March 11, 2023, from 11:00am – 1:00pm.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2023, at 1:00pm at the funeral home with Rev. Keith Raser officiating.

Cremation will be at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.

Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis. For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family please visit