- November 27, 1927 - August 18, 2012
- Caro, Michigan
of Richard's Passing
Family Discretionary Fund
205 West Sherman Street
Caro, MI 48723
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“Geoff - I was so glad to be able to visit with your folks in 2010 when I was in town - doesn't seem that long ago. Enjoyed all the stories...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Kurt James Simandl - Marquette, MI
“Dear Mom Geri,
I will miss Dick's wit and smile. He was a loving father-in-law and I will always cherish the great memories we all shared together...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Carol Quinn - caro, MI
“Our deepest condolence to you. We just were told today, hence the late message. So sorry for your loss.
We thought this may ease the pain for a...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Gordon, Cami and Alex Lindgren - WA
“Dear Geri and Family,
I was so sad to hear of Dick's passing. He has always been a very special friend and was always a great part of Caro Medical...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Russ and Donna Lotter - Caro, MI
“Dear Geri, Fred and Jeff,
I am very sorry to hear about your loss. I know my Dad thought alot about the family connections. And some of my earliest...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Doug Don,II - Caro, MI - relative
“I remember a lot of days of camping together years ago...so many memories it's hard to put them all down on here. Also growing up with Dick and Geri...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Penny Rickwalt - MI
Richard L. Quinn, age 85, passed away suddenly at home Saturday evening August 18, 2012. Dick was born November 27, 1927 in Caro, the son of the late Charles T. & Norma Lee (Dryer) Quinn and was a lifelong resident. Dick enlisted in the U.S. Navy on December 16, 1943, at the age of 17 years old and served in the Asiatic Pacific Area of combat for two straight years, before returning home. Dick was united in marriage with the former Geraldine "Geri" Starkey on August 3, 1946 at the Caro First Presbyterian Church and recently celebrated their 66th wedding anniversary. Dick's early years of employment was in a variety of jobs. He is best remembered as a car salesman in several local Ford dealerships in Caro. The last job as a salesman was with the Moore Ford Dealership.
Dick is survived by the love of his life, Geri Quinn of Caro; two sons and their wives, Fred & Rita Quinn of Williamsburg, Virginia, Jeff & Carol Quinn of Caro; five grandchildren and their spouses and their eleven children, Gorden & Cami Lundgrin, the parents of Alex; Tina & Israel Sullivan, the parents of Hanna, Ethen and Dylan; Erick A. Quinn; Matt & Kourti Quinn, the parents of Aaden, Anikka, Abigale, Avery and Adlay; Kelly & Erik Robinson, the parents of Quinn and Kayla. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Dick was preceded in death by his brother and sister-in-law, William and Gloria (Spaulding) Quinn.
In respect of his wishes, cremation has taken place. Any further services are pending. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the Quinn Family Discretionary Fund.