Richard Descalzo
Richard Descalzo
  • January 13, 1938 - December 24, 2017
  • Bay City, Texas

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Richard Descalzo, 79, born January 13, 1938 in Bronx, New York, passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Richard was preceded in death by his beloved son, David L. Descalzo, parents, Louis and Rose Descalzo, mother-in-law, Marjorie Todd Chiles and niece, Irene Nash. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie L. Descalzo; daughter, Angela K. Descalzo; grandchildren, Robert C. Hill, Renick D. Hill, and Abigail K. Hill; daughter-in-law Tammi (David) Terry; grandchildren, Nicholas D. Descalzo, Clayton T. Terry, and Jessica L. Terry. Also surviving are his sister, Millie (George) Descalzo of Hicksville, New York, brother, David (Laurie) Descalzo of Calhoun, Georgia; brothers-in-law, Jack (Jane Sakely) Chiles, Houston, Texas; and David (Johnette) Chiles, Sugar Land, Texas, along with many other much-loved family and friends. Richard was a survivor, as evidenced by his long hard fight against multiple illnesses. Richard was a U.S. Navy veteran, and a strong-willed, dedicated family man who championed his wife, his children, his grandchildren, and what was "right". His family and friends will miss him every day. The family will honor his memory with a memorial service at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by The Settegast-Kopf Co. @ Sugar Creek located in Sugar Land, Texas.