Albert Raymond Richard passed away August 20, 2023 in Plymouth, Massachusetts at the age of 96.
Born October 29, 1926 in New Bedford, MA, he was the son of Albert Richard of New Brunswick, Canada and Dorella Richard of New Bedford, MA who preceded him in death.
Al, as he was known by many, was a proud Navy SeaBee who served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. After his service in the US Navy, he became a highly regarded businessman known throughout New England for his patented microtool production technology.
Always the adventurer, Al traveled the world hunting, exploring, and even skydiving. His time serving in the Navy introduced him to the beauty of the Pacific, and he visited his favorite spots in Hawaii many times, making new friends and finding new adventures along the way.
By his side throughout all of his endeavors, was his wife Carolyn whom he adored as only he could. In addition to Carolyn, Al is survived by his daughters Dorella Meade of Hanson, MA and Darlene McKee of Palm City, FL. Al also leaves behind 12 grandchildren, along with several great- grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son Raymond Richard of Walton, KY, and his son Harold Richard of West Palm Beach, FL.
Calling hours will held Wednesday Aug. 23, 2023 from 3:00PM - 7:00PM at Shepherd Funeral Home, 116 Main Street, Carver, MA with additional services to follow.
A Burial for Albert will be held at 12pm Saturday, September 23, 2023 at the Vine Hills Cemetery in Plymouth, Ma
A Memorial Tree was planted for Albert
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Shepherd Funeral & Cremation Service - Carver