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Richard C. DeWulf

Obituary Date: Friday 29th July 2022

Richard C. DeWulf, 90, of Murrayville, Georgia passed away in his sleep with his daughter by his side on Friday, July 29, 2022.

He is survived by his daughter, Debra (Sammy) Smith of Murrayville, Georgia; a son, Rich (Linda) DeWulf of Buchanan, Michigan; five grandchildren, Billy (Karen) Chandler, Melissa (Darryle) Holcomb; Brian (Melanie) Chandler, Joshua (Jennifer) DeWulf and Cliff Smith; five great grandchildren, Jason Chandler, Carli and Chandler Holcomb, Caden and Christian DeWulf; sister, Joann Conner; and several nieces and nephews.

Richard was preceded in death by his wife Nancy; parents Henry and Martha DeWulf, brothers Henry, Lawrence, John; sisters Esther Menhnnett and Patricia Sabbe.

In 1951 Richard joined the United States Marine Corps serving 2 tours of duty during the Korean War with an honorable discharge in 1954.  He was a lifetime member of VFW, Post# 7721.

Richard married the love of his life Nancy in 1954.  Employed by Cities Service (Citgo) Oil Company for 35 years as Sales Manager with many accomplishments, retiring in Naples, FL in 1989.  They traveled the world together visiting 12 different countries.

Richard was loved by his family and friends and will be dearly missed.

A graveside service will be held in Mishawaka, Indiana at a later date. 

The family would like to thank the caregivers of BeeHive Homes of Gainesville for the love and support they provided to Richard during his residency there and the staff of Inspire Hospice.

Those wishing to send online condolences to the family may do so at littledavenport.com

Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

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