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1962 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
MASSEY Please Sign the Guestbook @ RICHARD DOUGLAS MASSEY Richard, youngest son of Robert Brian Massey and Mary Alice Massey was born on February 14, 1962, in Riverside Hospital, Jacksonville, Florida, and died June 7, 2014, from cancer, surrounded by his loved ones. He graduated from Episcopal High School in 1980 and attended Tulane University, where he received his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering. He also received his Master's degree in Business Administration from Tulane. While he was in New Orleans, he helped to coach football at Metairie Country Day School. He returned to Jacksonville and taught math and coached at The Bolles School for several years, before joining the family business. He was Vice President of Massey Properties. Richard was an outstanding individual always helping those in need. He and his partner, Trevor, enjoyed traveling to Europe, and France held a special place in his heart. He loved the beach, and was an avid Jaguars fan. He is predeceased by his father Robert Brian Massey Sr., his loving grandparents, Bessie Ann and William Massey and Frances and Leslie Porter. He leaves behind his partner, Trevor Irion, his loving mother, Mary Alice Massey, two brothers, David B Massey and Robert Massey Jr. (Loretta), nephew Brian Austin, niece Nicole, and several cousins. A memorial service will be held at Southside United Methodist Church on Wednesday, June 11, at 11:00 a.m. where Richard was Baptized. A reception in the Family Life Center will follow the service. Donations may be made to Cancer Research at The Mayo Clinic website, by selecting Other under Make donation to. Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home 4115 Hendricks Ave. is serving the family.
Published in the Florida Times-Union from June 9 to June 10, 2014
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