RICHARD G. THAYER (Age 83) "Dick"
On Monday, August 26, 2013, of Madison, WI, formerly of Wheaton, MD. Beloved husband of Shirley Ann Thayer and the late Carol Mabel Thayer; father of Teresa (David) Brengle and Timothy, Robert, Thomas and William (Melissa) Thayer; step-father of Kristy (Gordon) Meicher, Vicki Nabholz, Karen (Mark) Zimmerman and Sharon (David) Lehrer and the late Kenneth Nabholz. Also survived by many grandchildren, step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a proud veteran of the Navy for 22 years, serving during the Korean War
, and retired from the Federal Government after 18 years. Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard, West, Silver Spring, MD, (Valet Parking), Thursday, September 5 from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral Service and Interment at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to ASPCA.