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Richard H. Sheldon Jr.

MIDDLETOWN - Richard "Dick" H. Sheldon Jr., 82, of Middletown, RI died peacefully at Newport Hospital on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
He was born in Malden, MA on August 26, 1935 the son of Richard and Jane (Cotton) Sheldon. He attended Malden (MA) High School and enlisted in the US Air Force for four years. After the Air Force he began working for Goodyear Tires for 10 years as well as Fountain as an assistant service manager. He then worked for 10 years at King Motors in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. After retirement he lived in Deland, FL and from there in 2007 he moved to Middletown, RI.
He is survived by a son Scott Sheldon of Florida, a stepson Randy Lively and his wife Jeanine of Bourne, MA and a grandaughter Nikki Lively and her husband Aric of Greenfield, MA. He is also survived by his sisters: Lorraine Livotti of Natick, MA, Jeanette Peters of Largo, FL, Elizabeth King of Ventura, CA, and Pamela Sheldon of Middletown, four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased in death by his wife Beatrice (Jurkowski) Sheldon, his parents Richard and Jane I Cotton Sheldon Killoran.
Funeral services will be private with burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Northfield, MA.
Donations in his memory may be made to, the Paralyzed Veterans of America, 801 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006-3517.
Kidder Funeral Home, 1 Parker Avenue, Northfield, MA is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Newport Daily News on May 17, 2018
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