MacLeod, Richard Allan, 75, of Milton, passed away in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Thursday, August 18th, 2011.
Born in Milton, he was a son of the late Marguerite (MacDonald) and Donald MacLeod.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. Richard started working at the age of 13 with his father at the family garage. He worked there for 28 years while also driving school bus. He then went to work for the Bowater Mersey Paper Co. for the next 15 years, retiring as fire chief of the mill. Richard served in the Liverpool fire department for 32 years, spending a number of years as chief. He was a lifetime member of the Maritime Fire Chiefs Association. He was the founder of the Liverpool Junior Fire Department and also helped to pass legislation for benefits for members of volunteer organizations. Richard was a huge fan of the Toronto Blue Jays and in his spare time he enjoyed trucking with Arthur DeMone. In his later years he enjoyed being a snowbird, spending 19 years camping in Florida, and camping with his friends at Seabreeze FCRV.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Doreen; son Ricky of Western Head; daughter Trina of Kempt; grandchildren Christopher, Makayla and Adelaide; sisters Ruth (Bob) MacDonald, Marina Jesso and Stephanie Wilson all of Milton and Barbara MacLeod of Mill Village; brother Reginald (Gwendolyn) of Sandy Cove.
He was predeceased his brother Phillip.
Visitation will be held from 7:00 – 9:00 P.M., Saturday, August 20th, 2011, at Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A Funeral Service will be held Sunday, August 21st, 2011, at 3:30 P.M., from Trinity Anglican Church. Reverend Donald Lawton and Reverend Judy Cross officiating. Family flowers only. Donations may be made to Queens General Hospital Foundation. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chandlersfuneral.com
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To Richard’s family I wish to extend my sincere condolences. Richard will be sadly missed and fondly remembered by all that knew him.
So sorry to hear of your loss.
Tammy & Richard Croft
Dear Barb & Family we are so sorry for yr loss. Gone but never forgotten. God bless you all.
Holly Gohier and Jason Roy
We are so sorry to hear about your loss. you and your family is in our hearts and prayers.
Murray & Myrna Wigglesworth
Our sincere condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during these difficult times. I worked with Richard driving school buses, worked under him at the Liverpool Fire Department and always respected him as a fellow worker and friend.
George and Judy Quinn
So sorry about his passing
Darren whynot / lisa tarr
Sorry for your loss R.I.P Richard
Doreen, Ricky, and Trina;
So sorry to hear of the sad news, we send our condolences.
Jeff, Kelly, and Meagan
Dianne & David Wamboldt
Doreen, Ricky & Trina….
We were so sorry to hear of Richard’s passing, but on the other hand we are relieved that his suffering is finally over. He is in a better place now and can rest.
If there is anything we can do, please don’t hestiate to ask. We are just up the road and only a phone call away.
beverley and chris amirault
So sorry to hear about Richard, our thoughts are with you all during this difficult time
Doug & Sylvia Zwicker and Brian & Kim Mansfield
We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
Doreen, Ricky and Trina….I was saddened to hear of Richard’s passing. Richard was a wonderful man who always made me smile. He will be missed by many, but his memory will live on forever. May you find peace and comfort in friends and family who surround you during this difficult time. RIP Richard.
Brenda and Ira Huskins
We were sorry to see of Richard’s passing, take and cherrish the memories of your family and friends.
David & Judy Whynott mersey point
We are sorry to hear of Richards passing, He gave a strong fight and will be remembered and missed by many.Our thoughts are with his whole family.
Janet and George Fletcher
We were sorry to hear about Richard. Our thoughts and our prayers are with your family.
Mark & Rose Wright
Ricky…so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. May your good memories guide you and your family through this difficult time. Take care and God bless.
Gordon & Jackie
Doreen,Ricky & Trina:
Richard was a good husband and father.Many good times were had over the years with Richard.These memories will never be forgot.Thinking of you all at this time.Take care. :
Doreen iam so sorry for your loss there not a thing i can say thats going to help you right now but i do know what your going throw thinking of you at this time now troy has more family up there with him all the good angels rip richard
Peggy And Francis Payzant
Dear Doreen & Family,
So sorry to hear of Richard’s Passing, We send our condolences and prayers to you and your Family. He is now free from pain and now at rest. May God be with you and your Family!!!! If there is anything that we can do Please let us know.
So Sorry to hear about Richard. May God give comfort to the family in this time of sadness.
Our condolences go out to you all in the loss of Richard,he was a great person and will be missed dearly.Hold on to the memories.
Trina, Ricky, Doreen and family: our thoughts are with you.
Mary and Bubby Whynot
So sorry to hear of your loss, may you find comfort and strength in each other in the days to come.
Frank And Clarice Beeler
Sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time
Donna and Mike West
Doreen, Ricky, and Trina,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May your memories of the past bring you comfort.
Shelley & Rodney Mansfield
Trina and family: We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
TO DOREEN AND FAMILY I SEND MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY!MY MY THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU ALL AT THIS DIFFICULT TIME!
Hugh & Pat Dixon.
Doreen,Trina & Ricky& Family
Sorry to hear of Richards passing.Our thoughts & prayers are with you all at this very difficult time.
I’m so sorry to hear about Richard.My condolences.
Frank and Jane Croft
Barb and Family, So sorry for your loss. Our sincere condolences to you and the family. May God be with you at this time of need.
Tom and Joanne Corkin
Our thoughts and prayers are with the MacLeod family at this time.
valerie & gary joudrey & ross whynot
to doreen and family sorry to hear of richards passing. we send our condolence to you and your fam0ily.
MaryAnn (Oickle) & Scott Rhyno
Doreen, Ricky, and Trina,
So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. May your memories bring you comfort.R.I.P. Richard.
To Doreen and family
So sorry to read about the loss of Richard. Just think of the good times you both had in Orlando with Mom and Dad, (Shirley and Frank Trainor). R.I.P Richard.
our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. jack&ellen
Doreen and family – so sorry for your loss.Thinking about all of you at this sad time.
Harry & Cheryl Kennickell
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and we hope your memories will comfort you at this time .
Tammy (Stafford) Chymist
Doreen, Ricky and Trina
So sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.
Chris & Tammy
Doreen Ricky and trina,
My thaughts and prayers go out to all of you at this most difficult time.
Doreen Ricky and Trina, God has once again taken a very special Husband and father, I was one of the first who served under him as a Jr. Firefighter and then as a regular Firefighter,Some of my foundest memories of Richard are from the Firefighter ball team.
My thoughts and prayers are with you all in your time of sorrow.
to ma sorry to hear i was one of the verry first jr. firefighter in 1979 to served under richard i think he was a cpt. then i was still a jr. when he came fire chief he learned us alot we all called him pa and you ma he will be miss alot i am still in the fire dept. to day beause of him he was the one that put me here i will always reamber him god bless you all
Gilles and Barb Dore/Ed and Darlene Hingley
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Richard was a wonderful friend and fellow camper. We will miss him.
Rhonda Perry and Catherine MacEachern
Doreen, Ricky, and Trina
Our heartfelt sympathy at this very sad time.
Euna & Archie Keating
Doreen, Ricky and Trina,
Our sadness is deep to hear of Richard’s passing. We have alot of great fun memories of Richard camping at Ponhook and going to the local suppers. We will miss him dearly and will never forget him along with alot of people. He will always be a legend in our mind. Our prayers and love are with the family.
Euna & Archie
Bob Pelton and Arlene merchant
Our deepest sympathy on your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this time. Sorry we are unable to make it to the funeral but our heart and thoughts are with you.
Cried deeply today and just wondered if he was o.k. upstairs or wherever he is and likely knows that many truly cared. Charlie is affected deeply. When ever was with Richard, there was simply something so delightfully special. He sure loves his family.
Barb & Sherman MacLean
to Doreen and family, our deepest condolences go out to you at this
sad time. Sorry we are unable to make it to the funeral. We will see
Hilda, Junior and Coleen
In your time of sadness, thoughts of heartfelt sympathy are with you all. We have many good memories of spending time with both of you in our younger years.
Our thoughts are with you at this time.
My deepest sympathy to you and your family during this difficult time
Doreen and Family, Our thoughts are with you at this time. Barb and Brian Fralic and Shirley and Millard Kempton
My deepest sympathy to the family of Richard. I always enjoyed working with him and I truly enjoyed spending time in his company.I will also never forget the hospitality he and Doreen provided for myself and my mother on our respective trips to Florida.He was a great guy and I will always have great memories.
To Doreen and Richards Brothers and sisters and families My thoughts and prayers go out to you all From bertha Gerhardt
janet mac nutt
Doreen,Ricky,Trina I am so sorry to hear of Richards passing. My love and prayers are with you at this sad time. Love Janet
Maurice & Betty Whynott
Sometimes we ask “Why Lord”. Only He knows the answers. Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you Doreen and your families.God Bless
Dear Doreen and family. Nothing you can say at a time like this. I know I have been there. We had such great times with all that we did.. Too much to mention. How life changes in the flash of a second. I am always there if you need me. Our prayers are with you. Love always. Merla, David, Ted and Susan.
Ron & Rose Anthony
Doreen and Family
Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. We will never forget the first time we went to Florida and you and Richard showed us around.
Valerie & John Kempton
Our sincere sympathy to the family.
Debbie & Gene Wamboldt
our deepest sympathy to the family,you are in our prayers and thoughts
Robert & Sally Fader
Doreen & family:
So sorry for your loss. Richard was a great person and will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.
Robert, Pamela, Neil and Adrian Mutsaers
Dear Ricky, Trina, Mrs. MacLeod and family, please accept our condolences with Richard’s passing. Our thoughts are with you, take care.
Vernon & Joyce Hawkes
Doreen and family.
So sorry for your loss.
We have many good memories.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Fred& Dot Lohnes
Our deepest condolences to you and all the family .
Debbie & Maynard Carrier
My throughs goes out to the Family, He was a well know person , My God Bless. Debbie & Maynard Carrier.
David & Patty Tarr
Doreen, Ricky and Trina. So sorry to hear of the passing of Richard. I spent a lot of time at your place years back while David was doing work for you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. May you find comfort in each other and know now that he is pain free and is another one of God’s angle’s. RIP Richard!
Eldrige/Phyllis Whynot &Family
Our Thoughts And Prayers Are With You In Your Time Of Sorrow.
Becky (Jollimore) Long
My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this time.
Beulah Jim Mitton
We were saddened to hear of your father’s passing.
May God give you and you family strength and peace
during this difficult time .
Love and prayers.