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Richard William Whitehead

April 17, 1956 - February 5, 2022


On Saturday morning, February 5, 2022 Richard William Whitehead passed away at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital at the age of 65 years.  Richard was born on April 17, 1956 in Vancouver, BC.

Richard was a kind and gentle soul and was so very loved by his family.  He had a great love for his friends and family and his eagerness was to always help, regardless of what that task may be.  Richard loved his sister Candace so very much.  He always called Candace “Sissy”.  They had a special bond and Richard will be missed so very much.

Richard leaves to mourn his passing his beloved sister Candace (Kevin) Fairclough, two nephews Paul David (Kaylee) and his 4 children and Derek Johnathon and his two children.  Richard was predeceased by his mother Mary Taylor in 2005.

If friends desire, memorial donations may be made in Richard’s memory to the Cranbrook SPCA at the following link:



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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Stacey Durksen

Richard was such a kind and gentle soul. I am grateful that I had the privilege of knowing him.

My condolences to his family and to his friends. He will be missed.

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