Richard “Dick” Cuddeford passed away July 23rd at the age of 83.
Dick was born on May 7th, 1936. While stationed in Italy with the Army, Dick met his wife Carla. Dick proudly worked for Shelter Insurance for many years and enjoyed his time with them until his retirement.
He is proceeded in death by his parents, Homer and Alyce Cuddeford and his wife Carla. He is survived by his 4 children, Danny (Deb), David (Kathy), Michelle Gaines (David), and Rick (Sherri), his brother Phil (Ethel), 10 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren.
Known to his family as “Papa Dick” or “The Godfather”, Dick had a larger than life personality that demanded attention. He was an enthusiastic fan of Nebraska sports and enjoyed attending the many family viewing parties. Dick especially loved food and was never known to turn away a good meal. His main pride though was his family and you could often find him supporting his grandchildren at one of their many sporting events. He has left his family with many wonderful memories that they will cherish and share for years to come.
There will be a graveside service for “Dick” Richard Homer Cuddeford, who died on July 23, 2019, and his wife Carla Lucina (Dorlini) Cuddeford, who died in 2013, on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the cemetery at Genoa, Nebraska. Also a celebration of their lives will be the same day at 6:00 p.m. at Wilderness Ridge, 1800 Wilderness Woods Pl, Lincoln, NE 68512.