Richard Anderson Obituary

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In Memory of

Richard D. Anderson

March 15, 1931 - March 3, 2014
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A patriot. A father. A husband. A friend. A Good man. My Dad. March 3rd at 1130pm, he passed away in peace at my home, surrounded by his children. It was my honor and my pleasure to have cared for him in his final days. We are all blessed to have had him in our lives. Daddy, we'll miss you here, and will see you again. On March 3, 2014, Ret. Lt. Col. Richard D. Anderson, age 82, passed away peacefully at his daughter's home in Texas, surrounded by his loving children: Timothy, Janet & Rick. He was a graduate of Oregon State University in 1952, and made a career of proudly serving his country for the next 28 years in the US...
A patriot. A father. A husband. A friend. A Good man. My Dad. March 3rd at 1130pm, he passed away in peace at my home, surrounded by his children. It was my honor and my pleasure to have cared for him in his final days. We are all blessed to have had him in our lives. Daddy, we'll miss you here, and will see you again.
On March 3, 2014, Ret. Lt. Col. Richard D. Anderson, age 82, passed away peacefully at his daughter's home in Texas, surrounded by his loving children: Timothy, Janet & Rick. He was a graduate of Oregon State University in 1952, and made a career of proudly serving his country for the next 28 years in the US Air Force Reserves and National Security Agency. He is a veteran of Korea & Vietnam. He's been an active member in the Naval Academy Club, VFW, Elks, American Legion, Loyal Order of Moose, Military Officers Association, Phoenix Rising, Boy Scouts, The Laurel Sr. Friendship Club, and I'm sure some I don't even know about.
Family and friends are invited to gather at Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Inc. 7250 Washington Blvd., Elkridge, MD 21075 (Exit 6 South off Route 100) on Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 5-8pm where a funeral service will be held in the Kaufman Chapel on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 12 Noon. Interment Maryland Veteran Cemetery Crownsville, 1122 Sunrise Beach Road, Crownsville, MD.

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"When we moved in next door, Dick was quick to welcome us, introduce us to Tiny, show off his garden and zip line, and offer us loaves of bread. His..." Pat and Jim Behenna (Laurel, MD)

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