OBITUARY

Gary Richard Sr.

April 29, 1947March 26, 2021

Gary Allen Richard Sr., 73 of Berkeley Springs passed away on March 26, 2021. He was born on April 29, 1947 in Preston County, West Virginia and was the son of the late Everett and Elizabeth Richard. Gary was an evangelist and a true believer who served the Lord in the Pentecostal Church. He was an entrepreneur, opening several businesses in his career, most notably Richard's Construction Company Inc. which operated in Carroll county Maryland for over 40 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and golfing in his spare time.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Dotty Richard; children: Gary Richard Jr. and wife Mary, Patricia Flora and husband Michael; Grandchildren: Gary III and wife Laura, Carilynn, Alyson, Tessa, Charles; Great Granddaughter, Alexandria and his brother, Randall Richard and wife Melissa. A time of gathering for Gary will be held at Rosedale Funeral Home on April 17, 2021 at 11 am until the time of the Memorial service at 12 pm. Inurnment will follow in Rosedale Cemetery.

Services

17 April

Gathering of Family and Friends

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rosedale Funeral Home


Martinsburg , West Virginia

17 April

Memorial Service

12:00 pm

Rosedale Funeral Home


Martinsburg , West Virginia

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Caroline Knapp

April 8, 2021

The few words we could use to describe our brother in Christ would be Family man, Gary was so proud of his family, at gatherings for Christmas & Thanksgiving he literally beamed with joy to watch his family and extended family as well enjoy themselves & share the joy of the season. His dedication thru out his years of faith in our Lord was something that sustained our Brother in later years, his passing was a gift of a Merciful God, May He Rest In Peace

Philip Smith

April 7, 2021

Very sorry for your loss. Remember the "old" Richard (Smith) reunions! Always enjoyed Gary's passion for the Gospel of Christ. Love and prayers.
Cousin, Phil Smith

Linda Holtman

April 5, 2021

Growing up Mr Gary and Ms Dot was a big part of my childhood. Both are very special and dear to my heart. Mr. Gary performed the service for my mother when she passed I would of never found anyone more suitable to perform the service. Love and prayers for the Richard family. Ms Dot Gary and Trish. Just know he is in very good company.

Joe Peterson

April 5, 2021

Dotty,
So sorry to hear about Gary’s passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Debbie Houpt

April 3, 2021

Dotty I am sorry to hear about Gary. I enjoyed the times Gary and you came to camp meetings. There wasn't a dull moment when he was around. He is in a better place with Lord. I will keep you and your family in prayer that the Lord will give you peace and comfort to you all and one day you all will see him again.

Betty blinco

March 30, 2021

We've known you all for a long time. Words to describe Gary would be hard-working dedicated Christian. Hope you can take comfort in knowing he's in a better place. Praying for you and your family. The Blinco Family