On 15th July 2022, aged 95 years. Dearly loved husband of the late Margaret and much loved Dad of Sue and Les Spriggens (Katikati) and Mike and Sandra (Matamata). Special Poppa of Lisa, Tania and Mario, Colette and Richi, Bridget, Greg and Sam and a Great Poppa of Connor and Marta and four other great grandchildren. A memorial service for Richard will be held at Matamata Baptist Church, cnr Tower Rd and Rawhiti Ave on Wednesday 20th July at 1:30pm. Grateful thanks are extended to all the staff at the Matamata Country Lodge, their loving care is much appreciated. Communications C/- Broadway Funeral Home, 10 Short St, Matamata 3400.