Gillies Funeral Chapel

 

Richard Lyman Partridge

1928 ~ 2016

 

Viewings: Thursday, April 14 from 6-8pm at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E. 200 S. Brigham City, Utah, and again on Friday from 9-9:40 am at the Brigham North Stake Center, 620 N. 300 E. Brigham City, UT

Funeral: 10:00 am on Friday, April 15th at the Brigham North Stake Center, 620 N. 300 E. Brigham City, UT and

Graveside: 3:00 pm at the Utah Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 17111 S. Camp Williams Rd (1700 W) Riverton, Utah

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Brigham City- Richard Lyman Partridge, passed away April 10, 2016, to join family and friends. Richard “Dick” was a career Naval Aviator, a leader in the Civil Air Patrol, a certified flight instructor who taught many local residents, he loved his country and defending the Constitution. He was active in the LDS church and served in many positions. His life was full of serving others especially strangers. Born in Salt Lake City, 1928 to Roswell Lyman Partridge and Faith May Porter. His parents were killed in an auto accident when he was 6 years old. His brother John Partridge (Barbara) preceded him in death. His sister Shirley Kovacs (Emery) survives him in Mt. Whitney, Washington. Richard was adopted by his Uncle Art Partridge and La Verda Thompson who are also deceased. He is survived by his adopted brother/cousin Art Partridge, Jr. (Nita) of St. George. His maternal aunt, Dorothy Holt (“Butch”) took on the role of his parents later in life. They are also deceased. He is survived by their children, Bob, Tom, Susan, Janet and Nancy; who view him as a brother. Richard is survived by his wife Kay Henderson, and children Amy Louise Speer (Edward), Bonita Kay Allen (Steve), Christopher Richard (Julie), David Roswell Partridge (Venessa), Erin Michael, Faith Elizabeth Hanks (Jeff), and Gabriel Geoffrey Henderson (Emily); 11 grandchildren, 7 step-grandchildren and 1 step-great grandchild; also nieces, nephews and cousins. A funeral will be at 10:00 am on Friday, April 15th at the Brigham North Stake Center, 620 N. 300 E. Brigham City, UT and graveside at 3:00 pm at the Utah Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 17111 S. Camp Williams Rd (1700 W) Riverton, Utah. Military honors will be accorded. Viewings will be held Thursday, April 14 from 6-8pm at Gillies Funeral Chapel, 634 E. 200 S. Brigham City, Utah, and again on Friday from 9-9:40 am at the Stake Center.


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I am sorry for your loss. I had Commander Partridge in high school when he did the ROTC class at Box Elder High School.

Naomi Francis

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Knew Richard, (whose son David, married my daughter, Venessa,) for less than a year but his gentlemanly kindness was remarkable. May God bless Kaye and their family in this great loss.

Kevin Michaelis

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Kay -- Our prayers are with you and your family during this time. We admire and appreciate Dick's service. You and Dick are examples to all. Love to you,

Nelda

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Kay, You are in our prayers and thoughts. I have tried to keep Barbara up to date with the family and she sends her love and prayers. Look forward to seeing you soon. Love

June

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Commander Partridge was my NJROTC Commander. He was a fair and honest person and will be missed by those that knew him. God speed pilot!

Douglas Dunn

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Dear Kay, Forgive us for being so late in extending our love and deepest sympathy to you at the loss of your dear husband. What a sweet privilege to share sweet Korean mission memories with you. Our love and prayers go out to you.

Linda & Craig Burton

 

 

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