Richard was born and raised in Toronto, ON. He met his wife Barbara and instantly fell in love. They married in August 1969. In the years following they had 2 sons, Michael and Jeffery. They settled in Mississauga, ON where Rick worked until his retirement in 2011. When not spending time with his sons and grandchildren Rick always liked to help his friends. Some of his interests included loud music, building battleships and going for his walks everyday. In summers Rick would often take camping trips with his sons and enjoyed barbequing with friends and family. One of his biggest interests was football. He was a strong New England Patriots fan.
Rick is survived by his sons, Michael and Jeffery, spouses Melanie and Laura and his 4 grandchildren: Addison, Ryan, Vance and Charlotte. Predeceased by his wife Barbara Anne Powell in (March 2010).
Cremation has taken place and Michael and Jeffery will reach out at a later date regarding a celebration of life gathering in the near future.
Messages of condolences may be left for the family at www.tricitycremations.com. Please visit Richard's obituary notice on Facebook.