- October 3, 1926 - July 27, 2010
- Venice, Florida
of Richard's Passing
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Our very deepest sympathy and condolences go out to you and all your family members. Dick will be missed by so many of his friends and...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Terry & Sandra Werrell
“Rona, we are sad to hear about Granpa Dick. Chase means a lot to our family and I know he will make sure the girls know who he was as he was a...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Ron & Doris Bowlin
“Rona and Family,
Dick was a wonderful, caring genteleman and we are priviledged to have been befriended by him.
3 of 7 | Posted by: Bill and Joan Vann
“Rona and family. So sad to hear of Dick's passing away. A true gentleman and very much enjoyed being with Dick on the golf course. His passion for...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Bob & Cindy Wood
“We send our Christian sympathy to Dick's family. May God's peace and love comfort you as you mourn. It was meaningful and fun to have worked with...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Fred and Connie Kruelle
“WHAT WE ARE FEELING RIGHT NOW IS HARD TO PUT INTO WORDS. OUR LOVE AND SUPPORT WILL ALWAYS BE HERE FOR YOU.
6 of 7 | Posted by: JUNE AND TOM MCLAUGHLIN
“Dear Herdman Family and Friends, I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincerest condolences.
Gods Promises of Everlasting Life, and That He...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Sam Peter
Richard Pierce , age 83 of Venice, Florida, passed away suddenly on July 27, 2010. He was born on October 3, 1926 in Chauncey, Ohio. He graduated from Chauncey High School in 1942 and lettered in six sports. He then joined the Merchant Marines at the age of 17 followed by his enlistment in the U.S. Army where he served as a Paratrooper with the 82nd Airborne. After his discharge he studied to become a Linotype operator. He ultimately opened his own printing company in Northern Virginia, C.S.I. and was chosen as Businessman of the Year in Northern Virginia. He sold the company and retired at age 60 and was an ardent golfer. He is survived by his wife of 10 years, Rona (Feldman) of Venice; grandson, Chase (Angie) Herdman of Ft. Worth, Texas; two great-granddaughters and son-in-law, Glenn Glover of Dunkirk, Maryland. Also surviving are his step-children, Debra (Irwin) Oler of Chicago, Illinois, Lawrence Allen of Albany, New York and Andrew (Elizabeth) Cohen of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and six step-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his children, Keith Herdman and Dee Glover. A visitation will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2010 from 10:00AM-12:00PM at Farley Funeral Home in Venice. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The First Tee, World Golf Village, 425 S. Legacy Trail, St. Augustine, Florida 32092 or to a Charity of your Choice. To send condolences visit www.farleyfuneralhome.com.