PFC Richard Lee Nibert was born 9 Apr 1923 in Ashton, West Virginia. He was the first of 5 children born to Howard Lyle and Mary Elizabeth (Sharp) Nibert. The family farmed.
Richard was still farming, probably with his father, when he was drafted in February 1943. After basic training he was sent to the European theater and on 4 Jul 1944 was transferred from the replacement depot to I Company 116th Infantry. PFC Nibert was killed in action on 30 Aug 1944.
PFC Nibert rests forever in the Brittany American Cemetery.