6 of the Most Famous People Buried in Tri-Cities
The Mid Columbia has seen our fair share of celebrities come and go, but not many have chosen Tri-Cities as their final resting place. Here are six people whose names you'll instantly recognize found Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland and Desert Lawn Memorial Park in Kennewick.
- Francis (Fran) Rish (1919-2006)
A football and Baseball coach for Richland High School in 1983. Fran Rish Stadium is named after him.
- John Dam
John Dam Plaza park on Jadwin in Richland is named after him.
- Ray (Ranger) Mansfield (1941-1996)
Played for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburg Steelers.
- Neil Lampson
Founder of Lampson Cranes.
- Howard Amon
One of the first settlers of Richland to donate land for Howard Amon Park.
- Spencer Carmichael