October 30, 1936 - July 6, 2020
Celebration of Life Services for Richard N. Leigh III will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 2:00PM. This service will be recorded and streamed live. in the event the service is interrupted at any time due to technical issues, the entire service will be uploaded and available to view on this same link later in the day. Please copy and paste the link to share, or simply click on the link to view the service. https://vimeo.com/436659849 Richard N. Leigh III also known as “Buddy”, was born on October 30 1936 in Queens, New York to the late Richard N. Jr. & Dorothy Leigh. Richard was the eldest of their 4 children, Dorothy (Dolly-decease) George (decease) and Margurite (Peggy). Richard attended Woodrow Wilson High School in Queens, New York. He entered into the United States Army where he served his country proudly. He began his career at Pan American World Airways in October of 1967. Richard retired after 37 years of dedicated service to the airline industry (Delta Airlines). Richard enjoyed riding on his motorcycle with family and friends. He was known in those days as “Cowboy.” His second passion was for horses. He spent countless hours at the stable tending to his horse “Lady”. Richard will always be remembered for his out going personality and being the life of the party. He had a profound effect on all those he came in contact with. In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his son, Richard IV (lil Buddy); his brother, George; sisters, Dorothy (Dolly), and Margurite (Peggy). Countless memories will be remembered by his surviving fiancé, Ann Horne; children, Kecia, Karine, Richard (Pupo), Rhonda, and Richard (Richie); sons-in-law, Alphonso and Anthony; grandchildren, Rickey, Alphonso, Jr., Mercedes, Micheal, Anthony, Brandon, Christian, Deja, Trinity, Iyonni, and Ameel;, and a host of great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and many beloved family and friends.
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