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Richard Franklin Carfore


1934 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Richard Franklin Carfore Obituary
1934-2018

Richard Franklin Carfore, 84 of Cape Coral, FL passed away peacefully Saturday, August 18, 2018. He was born May 23, 1934 in Port Huron, MI to the late Frank and I. Madge Carfore.

He married his high school sweetheart, Luella Breckon, on August 13, 1951. His career was focused in his love of cars and worked in various areas of the automotive industry; including manager of Yankee Automotive Center and Auto Color in Port Huron, MI. He moved to Valencia, CA in 1983 where he owned and operated RFC Overhead Door Company. He retired in 1998 and moved to Cape Coral, FL.

He is survived by his 4 children: Dennis (Linda) Carfore, Cape Coral, FL; Vicki (Calvin) Nordhagen, Valencia, CA; Cindy (Vernon Halverson) Carfore, Fort Myers, FL; Debra Salyers, Fort Myers Beach, FL; his sister, Betty Middleton, Kimball, MI; sister-in-law, Barbara (John) Barcume, Clinton Twp, MI; brothers-in-law, Robert Sheffler, Kimball, MI and Donald (Sandy) Breckon, Parkville, MO; his loving companion and caregiver, Cheryl Anderson, Cape Coral, FL. He also lovingly leaves behind his special 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Luella J. Carfore; his parents, Frank and Madge Carfore; his in laws, Joseph and Margaret Breckon; his sister, Janet Sheffler; his sisters-in-law, June Crawford, Helen Barrett and Delores Gibson; his brothers-in-law, Robert Breckon and Ronald Breckon.

Celebrations of Life will be held in Florida and Michigan: Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 1-4pm at A Holistic Approach Center, 15971 McGregor Blvd., Fort Myers, FL and Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 1-4 pm at Blue Water Convention Center, 800 Harker St., Port Huron, MI. Memorial tributes may be made in Richard's name to Youth Automotive Training Center, 399 SW Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441, attn: Terry Routley or yatc.org.

The Signal, September 1, 2018
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