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Richard Maynard Doane

November 15, 1938 ~ February 6, 2018 (age 79)

OBITUARY FOR RICHARD MAYNARD DOANE

1938-2018

MSTR SGT (RET) RICHARD MAYNARD DOANE WENT TO BE WITH OUR LORD, PEACEFULLY IN HIS SLEEP, ON TUESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 6, 2018.

BORN TO PARENTS, MAYNARD P. AND PEARL I. DOANE ON NOVEMBER 15, 1938 IN MONTOUR FALLS, NEW YORK. RICHARD SPENT 23 YEARS IN THE AIR FORCE TRAVELLING TO COUNTRIES SUCH AS: ENGLAND, AFRICA, ITALY, VIETNAM, AND JAPAN…JUST TO NAME A FEW.

RICHARD BECAME AN OVER-THE-ROAD TRUCK DRIVER, TRAVELLING ALL OVER THE GREAT U.S.A. LATER HE JOINED CROSSROADS CARRIER, LLC AND DELIVERED NEW RV’S FROM THE MANUFACTURER IN INDIANA TO DEALERSHIPS ALL OVER. DIESEL FLUIDS RAN IN HIS VIENS AS HE LOVED DRIVING THE BIG SEMI’S. HE ALSO LOVED TO FISH AND DO RESEARCH. RICHARD WAS RECENTLY ORDAINED AND WAS READY TO SERVE OUR LORD.

RICHARD IS SURVIVED BY HIS LOVING WIFE, ANNA LEGZDIN DOANE, FIVE DAUGHTERS…ANNA TAYLOR, TERESA SHEPHARD, KATHY HATHAWAY, ELSIE O’REILLY, ALL FROM ARIZONA AND TRACY THOMPSON FROM MISSOURI; TWO STEP-SONS… WILLIAM SAGOONIK FROM TEXAS AND SAMUEL MERGELE FROM NEBRASKA. TWO SISTERS HELEN LUNDUSKI, FROM TEXAS, AND REBECCA GRADY FROM NY.  HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY 21 GRAND CHILDREN AND 18 GREAT CHILDREN, AUNTS, UNCLES, MANY COUSINS AND FRIENDS.

VISITATION WILL BE HELD AT CHAPEL HILL FUNERAL HOME ON TUESDAY, FERUARY 13TH FROM 4:00PM- 8:00PM. A CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE WILL BE FROM 7:00PM-8:00PM.

RICHARD WILL BE SENT TO UNION CEMETERY OF HECTOR IN BURDETT, NEW YORK FOR BURIAL. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, WE ASK THAT DONATIONS BE MADE TO EITHER THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION OR THE WOUNDED WARRIORS PROJECT, OR TO A CHARITY OF CHOICE.

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