Richard John Fairhurst, 82 of Severna Park, MD passed away January 16, 2015.
Dick was born November 6, 1932 in Newark, NJ to the late Agnes and Joseph Fairhurst. Dick devoted 20 years to service in the Navy in the field of communications. Dick retired in 1971 at the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Following his retirement from the Navy he worked a variety of jobs including 20 years as an educational sales representative. After retiring for the second time he worked at Severna Park Photo. He was an avid photographer and an active member of the Arundel Camera Club.
Dick was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Joan Beardmore Fairhurst. Dick is survived by his wife of 1 ½ years Dorothy (Dolphy) Glendinning Fairhurst, two children Donna Fairhurst Gardner of Severna Park and Richard John Fairhurst Jr. of Owings Mills, six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.