BOTTINI, Richard 89, of Tampa, peacefully passed January 15, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Renee; his sons, Christopher (Melanie), Richard (Amy), and John (Marian); daughters, Renee MacKenzie (Scott), Lorraine Hilton (Ted), Maryanne (Joel); 16 grandchildren; and 20 beloved nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his eldest son, Gerard (Mary), in 2007. Richard owned and operated Data Print Inc. for many years and was an honorary member of the Knights of Columbus. Born in Queens Village, New York, September 29, 1931, he attended The School of Industrial Arts in New York City and proudly served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was a man of great warmth, extraordinary generosity, hilarious wit, and unparalleled integrity. He will be profoundly missed. A celebration of his life is being planned for late summer. If you would like to make a donation in his name, please consider Fisher House, a charity that benefits military families.
Published in Tampa Bay Times from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2021.