Springer, Richard Lynn
Birth: Monday, November 06, 1944 in Montgomery, Alabama
Residence: Hughesville, Maryland
Death: Saturday, February 01, 2020 at the age of 75
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Richard Lynn Springer, 75, of Hughesville, Maryland, died peacefully at home on February 1, 2020. Born November 6, 1944 in Montgomery, Alabama, he is survived by his wife of 53 years, Rita; his children Robert (Jill), Bethany (Michael), Andrew (Catherine); his sister Ann Kinney; six grandchildren.
He graduated from the Ohio State University with a degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1969, and served two years in the U. S. Army Veterinary Corps. In 1972, he opened his practice, Brandywine Animal Hospital where he faithfully took care of many animals until his retirement in 2008. He will be remembered for his passion for boating, fishing, and the love of the Chesapeake Bay. Richard was a man of great courage, strength, and love, but of his many accomplishments he considered his family to the greatest one of them all.
A private service and interment will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Attn: Membership Department, 6 Herndon Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21403 online at cbf.org or to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516 or Hospice of Charles County, 2505 Davis Road, Waldorf, Maryland 20603.