Ronald Rudolph Richard

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Ronald Rudolph Richard | Obituary,

Ronald Rudolph Richard

Ronald R. Richard passed away on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at the Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 79 years old.

Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta with members of the family officiating. Inurnment will be at the Cedaredge Cemetery, Cedaredge, Colo.

Ron spent his childhood in New Bedford, Mass., and graduated from high school there. He went on to serve his country in the United States Air Force. He was a Master Mechanic.

On Oct. 10, 1969, he married Alvena Rose Bowling in Columbus, Ohio. This October they would have celebrated their 47th anniversary.

Ron was a member of the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association). He enjoyed boating, camping and RVing. He could fix anything from sewing machines to airplanes. He loved animals.

Those grateful to have shared in his life are his wife, Alvena R. Richard of Cedaredge; two sons, Michael Richard of Columbus, Ohio and Allan Richard of Titusville, Fla.; three daughters and their husbands, Carol Duncan of Clearwater Fla., Debby and Pete Blair of Cedaredge, Paula and Jim Nuhn of Gulfport, Fla.; one sister, Vivian Bradeur of New Bedford, Mass. He is also survived by five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control building fund, P. O. Box 853, Cedaredge, CO 81413.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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