After a short but courageous battle with cancer, Predeceased by his infant daughter Melissa and mother Deanna Cutting. Left to mourn are his loving wife and best friend of 19 years, Ginger Meers. Sisters Brenda (Jack) Arthur, Leora (Rudy) Dierick, Corina (George) Buttals. Stepfather Danny Cutting. Grandmother Daisy Walls. Aunt Wendy (Dave) Davidson, and Aunt Patty Walls. His great friend Andy Bodell, Mother and Father In-law Doreen and Phil Whitmell. Sister and brothers in law Shelley and Mark Piva. Nephews and Nieces, his special cat Diana and numerous friends. Richard was involved in Special Olympics
, he enjoyed skiing, bowling, golfing, fishing, playing poker and darts. A very big thank you to the nurses and volunteers at Palliative Care who are such caring and special people.