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April 20, 2014

Leonard (Bob) R. Richard Jr.

SUMMERFIELD, Fla. — Leonard (Bob) R. Richard, Jr., 69, went to be with the Lord Thursday, April 17, 2014. Born in Princeton, WV he is the son of Leonard R. and Hazel V. (Underwood) Richard.

Bob was a procurement executive for Norfolk Southern Corp. retiring after 33 years of service. Bob attended the First Assembly of God, Ocala, FL. He enjoyed listening to music ranging from Gospel to 50 & 60s Rock n Roll. The activities he enjoyed were golf, skiing, motorcycle riding, modeling, tennis, sport shooting and bicycling. His greatest joy was his family, extended family, friends and making the very best life and touching those around him. Bob was most proud of his marriage of 50 years to his wife Nancy, his son, belief in God and his friends.

Besides his parents, Bob was predeceased by his sisters Opal Richard and Pauline Richard.

He leaves his wife, Nancy S. (Sink) Richard, son, David A. Richard, of Howey-in-the-Hills, FL, sister, Stacy Richard, Salem, VA, his nieces and nephews, special loved ones Steve and Pam Fore of Lakeland, FL, Richard and Valarie Dalton of Nashville, TN and his dear extended family, the siblings of his wife and their spouses, the Sinks.

The family will receive relatives and friends at a visitation to be held on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at the Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 910 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala from 11 AM to -1 PM. Graveside services will follow at Highland Memorial Park, Ocala.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Bob's memory may be made to First Assembly of God of Ocala, FL, C/O World Mission Outreach, 1827 NE 14th Street Ocala, FL 34470.

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