Richard Yard
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Richard Yard

NAME

Richard Thomas Yard

HOME OF RECORD

Brooklyn

DATE OF BIRTH

12/29/1946

STATE

NY

DATE OF DEATH

December 2, 2011

BRANCH OF SERVICE

Army

INDUCTION YEAR

2012

Biography

Richard T Yard was a devoted family man, married to Helen for 42 years and raising two daughters, Eileen and Elizabeth. He was a beloved Grandpa to Emily, Lauren, Paige, Ava, Amelia and Anna Grace. Richard worked for the telephone company for 38 years earning an Associates Degree. He enjoyed surfcasting, reading, gardening and travel. He was proud of his service in the Army never resentful of the illness he contracted. He fought CLL bravely with Helen tirelessly by his side for over 8 years. He will always remain a model of family and devotion to his loved ones.

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR Richard Yard
POSTED ON 6.21.2012
POSTED BY: Elizabeth Wilhelmy

My Dad

Dad~You were one in a million! I am so proud of your service and honored to be your daughter. I miss you, your humor, your intellect and the stability you brought to our family. Please watch over me and your granddaughters until we see eachother again in heaven. With love~Liz
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POSTED ON 6.20.2012
POSTED BY: My loving husband

Loving Husband

Rich, I hope we made you proud on Flag day. You were a good service man,wonderful husband,father and friend and we were always proud of you. We will miss you and love you always.Your Proud wife Helen
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POSTED ON 6.20.2012
POSTED BY: Eileen Kratzer

Flag Day

What an honor to have been included in the In Memory Ceremony! Dad would be so proud.
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POSTED ON 6.19.2012

Photo

Enrolled In Memory 2012
Served in Army in Vietnam from August 4, 1966 to August 2. 1968


Richard T Yard was a devoted family man, married to Helen for 42 years and raising two daughters, Eileen and Elizabeth. He was a beloved Grandpa to Emily, Lauren, Paige, Ava, Amelia and Anna Grace. Richard worked for the telephone company for 38 years earning an Associates Degree. He enjoyed surfcasting, reading, gardening and travel. He was proud of his service in the Army never resentful of the illness he contracted. He fought CLL bravely with Helen tirelessly by his side for over 8 years. He will always remain a model of family and devotion to his loved ones
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