Richard Washburn

Obituary of Richard A. Washburn

North Creek: Richard A. “Rick” Washburn, 62, of State Route 28, passed away peacefully, Friday, August 14, 2020 at his home following a long illness. Born March 5, 1958 in Glens Falls, he was the son of the late Aussie and Vera Louise (Russell) Washburn. Rick had a love for old cars and was well known in the area as a great mechanic. He was self-employed for the majority of his life but did spend a few years working with Dale Millington which he enjoyed. He was a family man and enjoyed spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and many friends. Before his illness, anyone that hung out with Rick was guaranteed to have a good time and a lot of laughs. Besides his parents, he is predeceased by his brother, Ken Washburn whom he dearly missed. He is survived by his beloved wife, Sheila (Wisell) Washburn and their son, Richard Washburn and his companion, Christen of North Creek; granddaughter, Adrianna; his sister, Jane and her husband, Jarett; brother, Bob Washburn and his wife, Mary; sister-in-law, Doll Washburn; Nieces and nephews, Tara, Trish, Nicole, Andilynn, Ken, Jr., Robert, Austin, and Nick; He is also survived by his cherished friends, Richard Hill, Mike and Kevin Kinnarney, and Gary Colburn as well as many cousins. At Rick’s request, there are no calling hours or funeral services scheduled. He would ask for all to enjoy the time they have with their family while you can because that time is precious. Please visit for online guest book and condolences.
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