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Richard Weller

October 11, 1931 — May 13, 2024


Richard (Dick) Arthur Weller, Sr., 92, of Barrington, Rhode Island, went home to be with Jesus on May 13, 2024 in the RI Veterans Home. He was the husband of the late Sylvia (Lombardi) Weller. Blissfully Married for 68 years holding hands to the very end!

Born in Providence, RI, he was the son of the late George and Catherine (Swift) Weller.

Richard honorably served in the U.S. Navy, in the Korean War. Outside of the military he owned and built Miniature Golf Chip and Putt in Seekonk, in the '60s, in the '70s he built and owned Touisset Country Club and Buffinton Made-Rite Box Company on Tripps Lane. He retired at the age of 43, and worked together with his son Richard Jr., who owned Marine Metal Fabricators, in Warren and Barrington. They also shared working the America's Cup in Newport with the English Syndicate in 1983. 

Richard was very active volunteering his love and talent in church. He loved music, playing his Piano, and singing, in churches and nursing homes etc. 

Richard is survived by his daughter; Kathy Weller, his grandchildren; Lee-Ann, Richard III, Rebecca and Ruth, and great-grandchildren, Daniel Elvis, Michaela, Richard IV, and other great-grandchildren.

Besides his wife and parents, Richard is preceded in death by his son, Richard "Ricky" A. Weller, Jr. who passed in 2013.

Services for Mr. Weller will be private.

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