Richard L. Read
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On this day, February 6, 2014, Richard (Rick) L. Read Sr. age 49, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ after a sudden illness. Rick was a devoted and loving father to his children, Rebecca and Rick Jr.
He loved spending time with his children and fishing in the Chesapeake. Rick enjoyed competing in numerous fishing tournaments. Rick was Co-Owner of A&R Fence Co. from 1987 to 2005 and had been employed at Custom Iron Shop since then. He will always be remembered for his hard work, keen sense of humor and laughter. He is survived by his children, Rebecca and Richard Jr.; their mother, Elaine Read; loving parents, Ronald and Bernice; brother, Ron Jr. and wife Lynda Gayle; niece, Brittany Anastasia (Elvis) and great nephew, E.J. Rick was preceded in death by his sister, Renee in August 2013.
A Memorial service will be held to celebrate Rick's life at Christiana United Methodist Church, 21 W. Main Street, Christiana DE, 19702 on February 23, 2014 at 1pm. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Elaine Read for their children or Christiana United Methodist Church.
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Brandywine Valley Funeral Care
412 Philadelphia Pike Wilmington, DE 19809
Published in Courier-Post on Feb. 19, 2014