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Richard N. Egbert

Richard N Egbert

d. August 31, 2023

Hudson

 

   Richard N Egbert of Hudson, FL  went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 31, 2023.  He was 101 and a half.  Predeceased by his devoted and beautiful wife of 53 years Gladys and loving son Gregg.  Survived by daughter Dorothy Jata (Edward), his son’s wife Jeanette, 6 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
 
    Charter member of Eagle’s Landing Baptist Church, New Port Richey.  Lived at Vitality Living Baypoint Village (formerly Atria) for almost 18 years.  Went on the Honor Flight honoring WWII veterans and had wonderful friends, particularly Dottie and Bill Godwin and Marian.  Also during that time he traveled to New York City, New Jersey, New Hampshire and North Carolina.
 
    Retired Citibank Trust Officer with 43 years of service.  Moved to Florida in 1982 from Staten Island, NY.  Descendant of a pioneer Staten Island family.  Graduate of American Institute of Banking for both Standard and Advanced Commercial Banking.  Before and after retirement Richard and Gladys took 14 cruises and loved to travel the world.
 
    In 1943 he enlisted in the Army Signal Corps serving as a technical Sergeant in World War II, European Theatre of Operations; also six months Army of Occupation duty in Austria until 1946.
 
    Memberships include American Radio Relay League (WA2GXQ), Gulf Coast Amateur Radio Club, Sons of the American Revolution since 1943 (Clearwater Chapter), Huguenot Lodge, F&A M #381 Staten Island, National Rifle Association (life member), Veterans of Foreign War, Post 6180 (life member) and multiple gallon active blood donor.  Alumni of Curtis High School class of 1939.
 
    There will be a service celebrating his life at Eagle’s Landing Baptist Church, 7975 River Ridge Blvd., New Port Richey on Saturday, September 30, 2023.  Final resting place will be in Staten Island at Moravian Cemetery with his family (wife, parents, brothers, sister and grandparents). 
 
    If you would like to make a donation in “Dick/Poppy’s" memory, please consider The Tunnel to Towers Foundation.  It began after the tragedy of 9/11 and honors America’s First Responders, Veterans and their families.
 
    Favorite verses in the Bible: John 16:33, Philippians 2:16
    Life motto: Be of good cheer.
    Cheerio!
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