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Cara (Leppington) Messmore

Richard Leppington

January 24, 1950 - May 09, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Richard Leppington. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
  Richard Leppington passed away peacefully on May 9th after a very sudden stage IV cancer diagnosis. He was held tight by Odette (his wife, our Mom) and us, his children, Cara (46) and Christopher (43) as we played Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” one last...  see more
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  • Chris Eastwood
    Very sorry to hear the news.
    In the late Seventies, we lived in Hillhead House, at the top of the Hillhead neighborhood in Belfast. It was an old farm, complete with fields, barns, etc. my bedroom at that house had “socccer player” wallpaper -...  more
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  • Sue Rinetti
    Richard was one of a kind. I am so blessed to call him my friend all these years. What a wonderful family - he was so proud. I will miss him so much, but memories will still bring a smile to my face. Till we meet again my friend...
  • Emily Bradley
    Richard was always kind to me. I will miss his laughter and humor. May he Rest In Peace.
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  • Lisa Clausen Fitzgerald
    They broke the mold after this one - he had the biggest heart and was the best dancer (even with knee and back pain) and we spent so many golf tourneys together, Richard, Delaine, Trish and I - and joked about being Charlie's Angels, Richie's harem. ...  more
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  • Lucy Johnston
    Loving all these beautiful pictures and words in memory of Uncle Richard. Although we hadn’t seen each other in many years, just recently our families had set up a whatsapp group and we had all gotten back in touch. Just three weeks ago you messaged me...  more
    • Lucy Johnston
      Kim Lockhart Hi Lucy! This was a wonderful post. ❤️
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  • Kim Lockhart
    To Richard aka Big Ricky aka Mr. Leppington (in reverse order),
    I can’t write this in the past tense because I know in my heart that you’re still here. I can hear you laughing and feel you pulling me in for a hug, just from a slightly different...  more
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    You were always the life of the party!!! You were always smiling! You were always laughing!!! You were always charming!!! And it goes without saying that you will always be missed! ❤️
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