Richwood Volunteer Fire Department

Community Service Above And Beyond Since 1906

Men of Honor who served their Community and Department

Thank You For your Services and leadership to our Community and Department.

These men have served as Chief of the Fire Department in the past years:


◊Chief A. A. Willams - 1901 to 1906 - (First chief of Dyer Hose Co.)


◊Chief J. H. Watson - 1906 to 1919


◊Chief G. M. Cramer - 1919 to 1923


◊Chief A. B. Campbell - 1923 to 1940


◊Chief Lee Reese - 1940 to 1946 


◊Chief Edward Buck - 1946 to 1989


◊Chief John A. Greer - 1989 to 2007

◊Chief Joey DeRito - 2007 to 2009

◊Chief Jim Cornell - 2009 to 2010

◊Chief Tommy Coleman - 2010 to Present

Nicholas County Honorary Fire Chief

Jamie Tinney 


Appointed to Position at a special dedication ceremony in 2013

Special "Honorary"  Fire Chief

Berkley Hughes 


March 10, 1914 - January 27, 1992