Richard (Dick) Cady, age 85, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on July 12, 2018 having fought a courageous battle with Kidney disease for over 11 years. Loving father, son, brother, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Cady (Thompson), father William Cady, mother Sarah Harvey Cady, sister Sally Cady and niece Denise (DeeDee) Cady Brown.
Survived by children Richard (Nori) Cady, Danielle (Amaury) Gallisa, Michele (Twyla) Cady and Steven Cady (Shawna Bartlett), 8 grandchildren Eliot (Melissa) Cady, Sara Cady, Elissa Cady, Erik Gallisa, Matthew Gallisa, Evan Hochstein, Tarra (Tony) Maass, Brandon Kronschnabel and 6 great grandchildren Malo Gallisa, Siren Gallisa, Emma Maass, Brice Maass, Gabi Berent and Bailey Berent. Also survived by sister-in-laws Nellie (Donald) Shirk, Deborah Sue (Lee) Schaffer, and Sharon (Pat) Powers and lots of nieces and nephews and friends.
Richard was born in in Monessen, Westmoreland Pennsylvania. He later moved to Greene County, PA and attend Waynesburg College and worked at the extremely popular Bryan’s Dairy for a rumored 75 cents per hour to assist in paying his tuition. During this time he met the love of his life a local Waynesburg girl, Dorothy M. Thompson. They fell in love and were married April 7th, 1955 at the First Baptist church by Reverend Earl King. Richard went on to obtain his Masters Science Degree from West Virginia University where he went on teach mathematics. He later worked at Control Data Corporation until his retirement.
Richard and his beloved wife Dorothy enjoyed their home at Salt Air Village, Calabash, North Carolina for 25 years until deciding to move to Brainerd, Minnesota in order to be closer to their children and grandchildren.
A celebration of life service for Richard and his beloved wife Dorothy who passed away just weeks before on June 22nd, 2018 will be held on Saturday, August 4th at 2pm at the Greene County Memorial Park, Waynesburg, Pa. visitation with family and friends starting at 1pm.
Heartfelt gratitude to the amazing staff at Edgewood Vista Assisted Living and St. Croix Hospice for their kindness, love and compassion you offered both Dick and his beloved Dorothy . They are truly angels among us.
In lieu of flowers, memorials Preferred to Edgewood Vista Assisted Living, Brainerd MN or to St. Croix Hospice, Brainerd, MN.