LEDYARD, CT —
Richard A. "Dick" Sanford, Sr. passed over peacefully on February 7, 2014, at his home in Ledyard, with his family at his bedside and is now with his beloved wife, Charlotte, who passed over in May 2010. Dick was born to the late Charles R. and Mable M. Sanford in Lockport, NY.
He attended Lockport Public Schools, graduating in 1959. He retired from the U.S. Navy, after 22 years, as a Chief Petty Officer. He then worked for Lockheed Martin at the New London Sub Base and then at the Waterford Country School where he retired in 2008.
He is survived by daughter, Christa; sons Michael and Richard, Jr.; grandchildren, Melissa, Hannah, Andrew, Owen, Charlotte, Alyson, Matthew, David and Peter. Also, siblings Shirley, Rodney, Ronald and Rodell and predeceased by siblings, Sylvia, Charles and Fred.
A graveside service was held at Jordan Cemetery in Waterford, CT. Arrangements by the Fulton-Theroux Funeral Home.
Please visit www.fultontheroux.com for tributes.