Colonel Richard Calkins, U.S.A.F. (Ret.)

Colonel Richard A. Calkins, U.S.A.F. (Ret.)

Thursday, September 14th, 1922 - Monday, August 12th, 2019
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LATHAM – Colonel Richard A. Calkins, U.S.A.F. (Ret.), passed from this life on Monday, August 12, 2019 at the Eddy Village Green in Cohoes at the age of 96.

Richard was the son of the late Robert W. and Sarah E. (Hewitt) Calkins; husband of the late Virginia A. (Lackey) Calkins; father of the late Richard Calkins, Jr. and Deborah Calkins and grandfather of the late Jonathan Ricci.

He is survived by his daughter Phyllis (Michael) Ricci of Latham; his son, Robert (Annemarie) Calkins of Virginia; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A private funeral service will be held and interment, with military honors, will take place in the Gerald B.H. Solomon – Saratoga National Cemetery in Schuylerville, NY. There will be no public visiting hours.

Those who wish to honor Richard’s memory may make a donation to a charity of their choice.
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  • Service

    Location
    Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
    Address
    200 Duell Road
    Schuylerville, NY 12871-1721
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Robert Peters
  • Interment

    Location
    Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
    Address
    200 Duell Road
    Schuylerville, NY 12871-1721
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Affiliations

  • Freemason
  • US Air Force

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