Richard Doane
Thursday
12
April

Graveside Service

2:00 pm
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Union Cemetery Of Hector
State Route 79
Burdett, New York, United States

Obituary of Richard Doane

MSTR SGT (RET) RICHARD MAYNARD DOANE WENT TO BE WITH OUR LORD, PEACEFULLY IN HIS SLEEP, ON TUESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 6, 2018.

BORN TO PARENTS, MAYNARD P. AND PEARL I. DOANE ON NOVEMBER 15, 1938 IN MONTOUR FALLS, NEW YORK; RICHARD SPENT 23 YEARS IN THE AIR FORCE TRAVELLING TO COUNTRIES SUCH AS: ENGLAND, AFRICA, ITALY, VIETNAM, AND JAPAN…JUST TO NAME A FEW.

RICHARD BECAME AN OVER-THE-ROAD TRUCK DRIVER, TRAVELLING ALL OVER THE GREAT U.S.A. LATER HE JOINED CROSSROADS CARRIER, LLC AND DELIVERED NEW RV'S FROM THE MANUFACTURER IN INDIANA TO DEALERSHIPS ALL OVER. DIESEL FLUIDS RAN IN HIS VIENS AS HE LOVED DRIVING THE BIG SEMI'S. HE ALSO LOVED TO FISH AND DO RESEARCH. RICHARD WAS RECENTLY ORDAINED AND WAS READY TO SERVE OUR LORD.

RICHARD IS SURVIVED BY HIS LOVING WIFE, ANNA LEGZDIN DOANE, DAUGHTERS - ANNA TAYLOR, TERESA SHEPHARD, KATHY HATHAWAY, ELSIE O'REILLY, ALL FROM ARIZONA AND TRACY THOMPSON FROM MISSOURI; STEP-SONS - WILLIAM SAGOONIK FROM TEXAS AND SAMUEL MERGELE FROM NEBRASKA; AND SISTERS - HELEN LUNDUSKI AND REBECCA GRADY. HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY 21 GRAND CHILDREN, 18 GREAT-GRAND CHILDREN, AUNTS, UNCLES, MANY COUSINS AND FRIENDS.

GRAVESIDE SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT UNION CEMETARY OF HECTOR IN BURDETT, NY ON THURSDAY, APRIL 12TH AT 2:00PM. ARRANGEMENTS PROVIDED BY VEDDER AND SCOTT FUNERAL HOME IN MONTOUR FALLS, NY.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, WE ASK THAT DONATIONS BE MADE TO THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, THE WOUNDED WARRIORS PROJECT, OR A CHARITY OF CHOICE.

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