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Passed away peacefully with family by his side on November 12, 2022, at 74 years of age Beloved husband and best friend of Irene (nee Taylor) with whom he celebrated 52 years of marriage. Son of the late Wayne and Jean Bradt. Son-in-law of Bernadette and the late Edward Taylor. Dear father of Rachel Bradt “Porky” (Kim Norris), and Crystal Allen (Mike). Treasured Papa of Keysha, Chelsey, Esper, Jordan, and Danika. Special Great Papa Malikye and the late Issiah (Izzy). Brother of Sam (late Janine), late Bill (Pam), late Donnie, Jerry, late Rose, Holly (Jim), Brenda, late Robin, John (Tricia) and late Carol (Joe). Brother-in-law of Mary (Jerry), and Mickey (late Rolly), Jackie Taylor (late Shelley). Predeceased by Gerald Taylor (late Judy), Bernice (Denis), Shirley, Sally (late Bob), Sharon (late Gary). Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Richard was dedicated husband, father and Papa. He never missed a day of work. Richard was our rock, always there for us and he will live in our hearts forever. Visitation will be held at the Kennedy Funeral Home Ltd. (519-776-7378) 128 Talbot St. North, Essex on Wednesday from 2-5 p.m. Richard’s life celebration will take place at 5 p.m. A livestream will be available. Donations may be made to the Windsor Cancer Foundation. You may send your condolences online at www.kennedyfh.com
I love you with all my heart and soul.