Was born on July 18, 1933 in Kelowna, BC, and went home to be with his Lord on October 20, 2013. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Violet; sons Ernie (Deborah), Bob (Paula) and Doug (Roxanne); ten grandchildren; brothers Art (Nancy) and Don; and sister Gladys (Rick) Borton. Richard is sadly predeceased by his daughter, Brenda, in 1997 and one sister, Marguerite. A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, October 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm at the Grace Baptist Church, 1150 Glenmore Road, Kelowna. In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory may be made to the Grace Baptist Church Library Resource Centre. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.