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Richard Clayton Asquith



Richard Clayton Asquith, 49, Brookings, passed away on March 31, 2012, in Crescent City, Calif., after suffering a heart attack. 

He was born Feb. 3, 1963, in Salem, the youngest and only boy among nine children. The family moved to Medford when he was a child. 

He grew up roller skating and competed on a professional level. He worked in Medford as a mechanic and a handyman until he moved with his son Joshua Ridders to Brookings in 1996. 

In Brookings, Rick worked as a carpenter for many years and also as a heating and air technician. He loved playing guitar, especially classic rock music, and spending time with his two dogs Sarge and Tanner. He enjoyed spending time with his son Josh and his two granddaughters, Nevarra and Alexis.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, John and Beverly Asquith.

He is survived by his son Joshua Ridders and daughter-in-law Amber, Brookings; his daughter Tabitha Asquith, Utah; granddaughters Nevarra and Alexis, both of Brookings; his sisters LeAnn Bromeland, Salem, Paula Purcell, Portland, Nancy Krohn, Mesa, Ariz., Lisa Jandera, Tacoma, Wash., Diana Walsh, Ruth Burkett, Charlene Asquith, and Janet Decker; and his dogs, Sarge and Tanner. He had 10 nieces and nephews, six great nieces and nephews, and two aunts, Dolores Turnbull, Santa Ana, Calif., and Carol Callahan, Spokane, Wash.

A service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the Brookings Church of the Nazarene, 1600 Chetco Ave., Brookings.

Submitted by the family.



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