Details for Richard Christie
Richard (Dick) Christie, 85, passed away on Oct. 14, 2019. He was born on March 6, 1934 in Nashua, NH, the son of Richard & Clara (Beaudette) Christie, He was predeceased by his parents, his first wife of 27 years, Carmel (Prince) Christie, his brothers, Arthur, David and sister Evelyn Gregg.
Dick is survived by his beloved wife and best friend of 35 years, Pauline (Fortier-Mead) Christie and his 2 sons, 1 daughter, 2 step-sons, several grands & great grandchildren.
Dick served in the US Air Force and fought in the Korean War as a B-29 & B-26 gunner. He retired from Sanders Associates/Lockheed-Martin as a mechanical design specialist and retired in 1998 after 38 years. He loved baseball and played for the American Legion, semi-pro in the Northeast League and softball with a NH State Championship team. In The Villages, he continued playing on numerous teams & leagues into his 80's.
In 2004 Dick and Pauline retired to The Villages, FL and enjoyed dancing, buying and remodeling homes, golfing and The Villages lifestyle.
A Memorial Service will be celebrated in New Hampshire.