Richard passed away at home of coronary artery disease, with his partner Gail Hayes. He was born in Hayward, Ca. of Italian parents. He served in the Merchant Marines and the Army. Was a carpenter by trade. Married Connie in 1955. He is proceeded in death by his parents, wife Connie and son Mark. He is survived by daughter Karen Banks of Galt Ca., grandchildren Katie Smith of Perris, Ca. and Beth Lambert and William Williamson of Lodi, Ca., great grandchildren Heaven Lambert and Gage Lambert of Lodi. Rich moved to Tower Park Village in Lodi by the Marina in 1985. He met Gail Hayes in 2004, both being widowed enjoyed the last 10 years together, traveling and enjoying life together, finding true love late in life. Richard will be buried at Chapel of the Chimes in Hayward February 3, 2014 at 2pm.
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Chapel of the Chimes
32992 Mission Boulevard Hayward, CA 94544
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Jan. 31 to Feb. 7, 2014