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Dr. Richard Drexel Stockbridge of Woodbine, MD passed away at the age of 64 on Sunday, Nov 10th, 2013. Richard was born in Baltimore, Maryland on August 17th 1949, to Walter and Doris Stockbridge. He graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute in 1967. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from Princeton University in 1971. He received his Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Maryland in 1986. Richard was employed by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory from 1978 until his retirement in 2011. He specialized in missile defense systems at the Propulsion Research Laboratory Unit. His work was widely published and respected. Richard loved the outdoors and enjoyed backpacking as well as riding his motorcycle. Richard was an avid reader, computer programmer, and chess player. He maintained an extensive music library and enjoyed having it accompany him during his favorite activities. Richard is survived by his wife Anne, with whom he was married for 43 years; his three children: Sarah, Jennifer, and Jeffrey; and his adored granddaughter: Lilly. His mother: Doris Stockbridge; his sister: Nancy Hendrick and his best friend of all, his dog: Stanley.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Jan. 1, 2014
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