David G Richardson

February 19, 1940 - September 23, 2015 

David G Richardson

February 19, 1940 - September 23, 2015 

Obituary for David G Richardson

David Gordon Richardson, a longtime resident of Beverly Massachusetts, entered into rest Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at Beverly Hospital after a brief illness. He was 75.
Born in Salem, Massachusetts on February 19th, 1940 he was the son of the late Gordon T. Richardson and Gertrude I. Richardson. He was the husband of the former Suzanne Nolette his wife of 52 years.

A graduate of Beverly High School, Mr. Richardson earned a full NROTC scholarship to Tufts University. After graduating Mr. Richardson was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. He served in Vietnam and was a decorated combat veteran attaining the rank of Captain and commanding a Company of Marines.
After leaving the service he remained active in the Marine Corps community and veteran’s affairs throughout his life.

Mr. Richardson enjoyed a successful career as regional sales manager for the Harnischfeger Corporation, a position that afforded him the opportunities to indulge his passions of traveling and meeting new people. Away from work he enjoyed listening to music, being on the water in his antique Chris Craft, playing golf, and being with his family.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Richardson is survived by his children, Jeffrey Richardson and his wife, Melissa, of Brookfield, Connecticut, and Laura Desroches and her husband, Sylvain, of Barrie, Ontario; and his grandchildren, Liam Richardson, Mariel Richardson, Brigitte Desroches, and Matthew Desroches.
Funeral services will be private. Arrangements by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly.

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