Richard Bigelow Obituary
 
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Richard James Bigelow

August 15, 1945 - September 25, 2018
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Richard James Bigelow passed on September 25, 2018 after a long battle with dementia and other Military related health issues. He was born August 15, 1945 in San Jose, California. Richard grew up in Sonora, CA where he graduated from Sonora High School in 1964. He then joined the United States Navy; he retired as a Chief Petty Officer after serving 24 years. He also worked at the United States Post Office, ARC of Santa Rosa and City of Milton. He is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Helen Bigelow of Reno, NV and his sister Vivian Lemonds of Reno, NV. Richard is survived by his wife Ann M. Bigelow of 49 years; they met at the...
Richard James Bigelow passed on September 25, 2018 after a long battle with dementia and other Military related health issues. He was born August 15, 1945 in San Jose, California. Richard grew up in Sonora, CA where he graduated from Sonora High School in 1964. He then joined the United States Navy; he retired as a Chief Petty Officer after serving 24 years. He also worked at the United States Post Office, ARC of Santa Rosa and City of Milton.
He is preceded in death by his parents Frank and Helen Bigelow of Reno, NV and his sister Vivian Lemonds of Reno, NV. Richard is survived by his wife Ann M. Bigelow of 49 years; they met at the Mare Island Federal Credit Union where Ann worked and married shortly thereafter on March 22, 1969. He was blessed with two children; Richard J. Bigelow II (Joanna), grandchildren; Richard J. Bigelow III, Jonnie Bigelow, and Anneke Bigelow of Enterprise, Alabama, daughter; Debra M. Bigelow-Jordan (David A.), grandchildren; Devyn M. Bigelow (Kaitlyn Chabot) and Austin D. Jordan of Milton, FL. He is also survived by his sister; Martha Martin of Sonora, CA as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

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