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Obituary: Richard R. Olive

Richard R. Olive
Richard R. Olive
Richard R. Olive, 89, died Dec. 7, 2013. Born in Santa Maria, he was a lifelong California resident. He worked in a number of industries, eventually retiring after decades of civilian service with the United States Air Force. Richard was especially proud of his Portuguese heritage and met his wife of 54 years on a vacation to the Azores Islands.

In his younger days he enjoyed camping, fishing and abalone hunting on the north coast. He and his brother Robert built a number of boats and enjoyed cruising the Sacramento Delta in their creations. Richard was an avid reader and enjoyed a good story. He instilled the love of literature and learning in his children and grandchildren.

A seven-year resident of Del Norte County, he enjoyed frequent trips to his favorite casinos, gardening and sunning himself in his verdant yard.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa; three children; three grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and two sisters.

A Rosary followed by a funeral service was held Friday, Dec. 13, 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Crescent City, with interment at St Joseph Catholic Cemetery.

Please sign the family’s online guest book at wiersmortuary.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier’s Mortuary, Crescent City.

 

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