OBITUARY

Richard "Dick" "Papa" Asquith

July 8, 1933July 2, 2016

Richard “Dick” “Papa” Asquith, 82 years old passed on July 2, 2016 in Jacksonville, Florida after a lengthy illness. He was born July 8, 1933 to Gerald and Helen Asquith in Fairview, Illinois.

Dick served in the U. S. Navy from 1951 to 1971 and retired from the state of Florida. He was a member of the American Legion Post 316, VFW Post 1709 and Fleet Reserve Branch 91. He enjoyed spending time with his family. He had a sweet tooth. He loved crabbing, fishing and Nascar. He also was a great handyman.

He is preceded in death by his mother Helen, father Gerald, brother Junior, sons Doug and Danny. He is survived by his long time life partner Jackie Asquith, stepchildren Christie Barr, Ricky Hiers, Tamra Hiers, Terri (Chuck) Harlan, daughter Debbie (Dicky) Lambert, son David Asquith and 7 grandchildren.

The family would like to thank his caregiver Amoy Rodgers for her friendship to the family, and all the love and care she showed Papa. We would also like to thank Community Hospice, St. Vincent’s Hospital for their care and compassion for the entire family.

Arrangements entrusted to Hardage Giddens 5753 Blanding Blvd Jax. Fl 32244, where the family will receive friends Saturday July 9, 2016, at 2pm followed by a Memorial Service at 3 pm.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, July 9, 2016
  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 9, 2016
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Richard "Dick" "Papa" Asquith

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Darlene Drury

July 9, 2016

Mama Jackie and family:
You are all continually in my thoughts and prayers. Now Pops has a new body and is in no more pain. May God continually bless and comfort you all during this difficult time.

Karen Smith

July 8, 2016

Rest peacefully pops.

Amoy Rodgers

July 7, 2016

Miss you Papa, rest in peace.Your caregiver Amoy

Amoy Rodgers

July 7, 2016

Gone too soon, miss and love you Papa.Your caregiver Amoy Rodgers

Terri Harlan

July 7, 2016

I will miss you Papa. Love you, your daughter Terri.

Terri Harlan

July 7, 2016

You will be missed, rest in peace Papa. Love you always, your daughter Terri.

FROM THE FAMILY