STEVENSVILLE — Richard Winegard passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018 at St. Patrick Hospital. He was born August 5, 1934 to Forrest and Rosella Winegard in Spokane, Washington. He entered the U.S. Navy in 1952 and served aboard the USS Columbus during the Korean War. He met and married Carol Bassett. They were married for 14 years until her death in 1972. They have three daughters, Catherine Ellsworth of Spokane, Washington, Christine (Victor) Lane of Riverton, Wyoming and Tammy Talley of Stevensville. He has nine grandchildren and 15 (soon to be 16) great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Stevensville. The family suggests that memorial donations may be made in Richard’s name to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at whitesittfuneralhome.com.