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Richard Bennett Bordeaux

Obituary for Richard Bennett Bordeaux

April 13, 1939 - March 20, 2018
Elizabethtown, North Carolina | Age 78

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Richard Bennett Bordeaux, 78, of Elizabethtown passed away Tuesday, March 20, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents Alston and Elena Bordeaux, five brothers: Vestal, Murray, Billy, Alton, and Ronald Bordeaux and three sisters: Iris Beebe, Carol Bordeaux, and Edna Davis Douglas. Richard leaves behind three brothers: W. Travis Bordeaux of Morganton; Bob Bordeaux and wife Virginia of Melrose, FL and Gordon Bordeaux of Wilmington; one sister: Mary Sue Newcomb of Roanoke, VA; and one step-daughter Micki Powell of Morones.

Richard was an adventurous, giving, and caring person. As a young man, he ventured around the country until settling in California for a productive career on the West Coast. After retiring, Richard returned to the home place to enjoy his retirement, family, and friends. Richard will be remembered as a loving, giving person who would literally give you the shirt off his back or anything else you may need.

The family will receive friends from 3-4 on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at Bladen Gaskins Funeral Home in Elizabethtown followed by a funeral service at 4 pm. Burial will follow the services in the Bordeaux Family Cemetery in Elizabethtown.

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