Richard Carroll St. John

May 28, 1933March 17, 2019

Richard Carroll St. John, age 85, of Culpeper, VA, passed away March 17, 2019 at his home. Richard was born May 28, 1933 to Donald St. John and Carrie Reno St. John in New York; retired from the United States Air Force as a pilot.

Surviving Richard are his wife, Jo Ann St. John of Culpeper, VA, his children, Jack St. John (Ruth Ann), Jessie (John), Jerry St. John (Mary) and Jennifer Hashbarger (Kirk), ten grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and siblings, Martin St. John, Leslie St. John and Mary Merritt. In addition to his parents, his sister, Cora Helen Mazanec precedes Richard in death.

Graveside funeral services will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Culpeper National Cemetery, New Grounds with full military honors provided by the U.S.A.F Honor Guard.

Fond memories and condolences of Richard may be shared with the St. John family by visiting The St. John family has entrusted Clore-English Funeral Home with these arrangements.



  • Graveside Funeral Service Thursday, March 21, 2019


  • Interment

Richard Carroll St. John

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March 21, 2019

Connie and I are so proud to have Richard as my brother and our brother-in-law. We have so many memories and wonderful thoughts of Richard growing up and continuing in life with him and JoAnn and family. "Precious Memories", as the song goes. "Unseen Angels", "Sent from somewhere to my soul, How they linger, ever near me, and the sacred past unfolds"

"Precious Memories, How they linger, How they ever flood my soul, in the stillness, of the midnight, Precious sacred scenes unfold".

Rich, You may be physically gone for the moment, but we will join you in coming days and live forever again with you. New experiences, New places, New events.

JOHN 3:16 "For God so loved the world that HE gave His only begotten Son that whosoever believeth in Him should not parish but have EVERLASTING LIFE."

Picture taken in 1943/44 of Cora Helen, Richard, Martin, Leslie, Mary Alice StJohn according to age from the oldest to the youngest.

Bob Rusbuldt

March 20, 2019

Will always remember playing basketball with Mr. St John, Jack, Jerry and others at their place in Palatine Bridge. Loved talking politics and history with him. He was super inquisitive and always learning. My prayers are with the St John family. While they are grieving the loss of their father and husband, they can take comfort in knowing he is in Heaven with the Lord.