Richard N. Carper, 88 of Woodbridge Virginia died on Monday March 31, 2014 at home surrounded by his family. Richard is survived by his loving wife of 59 years Hazel D. Carper, daughter Patricia A. Weber, sons Clayton N. Carper, Andrew A. Carper, Jonathan W. Carper, 6 Grandchildren Lisa Yates, Julie Jackson, Meredith Brunkel, Stephanie Carper-Hansen, Steven A. Carper, Morgan A. Carper, 12 Great Grandchildren and 7 Great Great Grandchildren. Richard is preceded in death by his 11 siblings.
Richard was born July 21, 1925 in Kernersville North Carolina then moved to Winston Salem where he spent most of his childhood. He graduated from John W. Hanes High School before attending St. Bonaventure College in Orlean New York. Richard then enlisted in the US Army from 1941-1945 serving in WWII. He moved to Woodbridge in 1962 and began working for Safeway where he worked for 36 years before retiring in 1991. Richard was very active in the community, volunteering his time at the Woodbridge Little League and Sports Club, the Boosters for Woodbridge Senior High School and was a member of the American Legion.
Visitation will be held on Monday April 7, 2014 from 10-11:00 at Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home 4143 Dale Blvd. Dale City, VA 22193 where services will be held at 11:00. Interment will follow at Quantico National Cemetery.