Olinger Hampden Mortuary, Cremation & Cemetery

8600 East Hampden Ave, Denver, CO


Richard Maxfield Shannon Jr.

July 24, 1952June 2, 2020

MANASSAS – Richard “Rick” Maxfield Shannon Jr., 67, passed away around family on June 2, 2020, in his home. He was born July 24th, 1952, the son of Richard Shannon Sr. and Margaret Shannon. Richard graduated from Springwoods High School class of 1970 and went on to serve proudly in the U.S. Navy from 1972 to 1978.

Richard attended University of Houston where he graduated with a B.S. in Electronic engineering technology. Richard made a life-long career of working as a system engineer with Northrop Grumman. He was such a loving and passionate person; when he wasn’t spending time with his family, he enjoyed the occasional rock concert with his wife, going to amateur radio events, or going on scenic drives in the mountains.

Richard is survived by his daughters Stevie Shannon, Kellie Shannon, and Aislinn Matlock. His sons Caleb and Isaac Matlock, also survived by his loving grandkids; Christian and Haven Del Valle, Amani Doolittle, and Gavin Polland.

A funeral service will be held on July 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm at Olinger Hampden Mortuary & Cemetery, 8600 East Hampden Ave, Denver, CO. A graveside service will be held same day at 2:15pm at Fort Logan National Cemetery be laid to rest with his loving wife at the feet of the Rocky Mountains at Fort Logan National Cemetery.


7 July

Funeral Service

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Olinger Hampden Mortuary & Cemetery

8600 East Hampden Ave
Denver, CO 80231

7 July

Graveside Service

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Ft. Logan National Cemetery

4400 W. Kenyon Ave.
Denver, CO 80236


  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 20, 2020


Richard Maxfield Shannon Jr.

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