- October 6, 1922 - November 2016
- Walnut Creek, California
of Richard's Passing
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“Dr. Donovan, A lovely and pleasant man.Well loved by his family and friends.Respected in the medical community. Veteran of World War ll.Hero and...Read More ¬Ľ
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Richard was born on October 6, 1922 and passed away in November 2016.
Richard was a resident of Walnut Creek, California at the time of his passing.
He graduated from Jefferson High School in 1940. Richard studied at the Palmer School of Chiropractic in Davenport Iowa receiving the Doctor of Chiropractic degree in January 1947.
He served of his country Richard flew 35 missions as a waist gunner on the crew of the B-24 heavy bomber Sweet and Lowdown as part of the Eighth Air Force 389th Bombardment Group 567th Bombardment Squadron based at Hethel Air Base in England.
Richard‚s family will be receiving friends and relatives during a visitation from 4:00 ‚ 8:00 pm Friday December 9 2016 at Hull‚s Walnut Creek Chapel 1139 Saranap Avenue Walnut Creek California. A memorial mass will be celebrated at 11:00 am on Saturday December 10 2016 at St. Mary‚s Catholic Church 2039 Mt Diablo Blvd Walnut Creek California. A reception will follow at 1:00 pm in the Club Room at The Creekside Clubhouse at 1010 Stanley Dollar Drive Rossmoor Walnut Creek California. Interment will be at a future date at St. Mary‚s cemetery in Alton Iowa. Richard often remembered the many people who helped him along the way.
In lieu of flowers in your own way please help someone else who may be in need. Cards may be sent to his family at Richard Donovan PO Box 6433 Folsom CA 95763.