Richard Brandeberry Obituary – It is with a profound sense of loss that we share the passing of Richard Orval Brandeberry, a beloved soul who departed this world on October 28, 2023. Fondly known as “Dick” among friends and family, he was born on May 28, 1938, in Ohio. Dick’s life was a tapestry woven with threads of passion, laughter, and an unwavering love for those around him.
A man of diverse interests, Dick found joy in the simple pleasures of life. His love for traveling, square dancing, sports, and, notably, his famous cookies, showcased his zest for life. Yet, above all, his greatest joy lay in gathering with friends and family, creating memories that would endure a lifetime. Dick’s warm heart and infectious laughter left an indelible mark on the lives of all fortunate enough to share in his company.
At the center of Dick’s world was his beloved wife, Joyce. Their blended family, encompassing five children, 14 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren, reflects the depth of their shared love and commitment to family. As Dick transitions into eternal rest, his absence will be acutely felt by the family and friends who cherished him.
Richard Orval Brandeberry’s memory will forever be a beacon of kindness and generosity. In celebrating his life, we are reminded of the profound impact that love and resilience can have on those around us. Though he may no longer be physically present, the lessons he imparted and the warmth of his spirit will endure.
A memorial service to honor and celebrate Dick’s life is scheduled for January 2nd at 11 am at Northland Church outside of Orlando. The church, located at 522 Dog Track Rd, Longwood, FL 32750, will serve as a gathering place for friends and family to pay their respects and share fond memories of Dick.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that donations be made in Dick’s honor to Halifax Hospice Orange City at 1625 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, Orange City, FL 32763. This gesture reflects Dick’s legacy of compassion and caring, extending his impact beyond his immediate circle to support a cause that held personal significance to him.
As we say our final goodbyes, let us find solace in the knowledge that Dick is now in the arms of the savior he loved and served. May his memory be a source of comfort and inspiration, and may we continue to celebrate the rich tapestry of his life.