Richard D. Stuart passed away peacefully on February 3, 2016 in Carlisle,
where he was born on October 11, 1923 to Maude and W. Searight Stuart, both of Carlisle. He was happily married to Mary Wood
Dick, as he was known to his friends and family, served during WWII and
was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He went on to work for American Express between the years of 1949 and 1977 in the capacity
of VP overseeing and managing the opening of new offices throughout the world, living a life most of us could only dream of.
An adventurer and renaissance man at heart, Dick lived his life to the fullest while residing in Japan, Egypt and Amsterdam.
His hobbies included deep-sea fishing and hunting big game while on safaris in Africa. Dick and Mary Wood retired to the town
of Boiling Springs, very close to Carlisle where they were both born and had deep family history. During retirement, Dick
enjoyed painting, trout fishing, and spending time with his beloved dogs, Jake and Trey.
is survived by his nephew, Walter S. Stuart, and his 3 nieces, Julia Stuart, Drue Stuart, and Kathleen Stuart.
He is deeply missed.
Private burial will be in Westminster Cemetery, Carlisle.
Ewing Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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Dick and Mary Wood were dear friends. Bob grew up in Carlisle and we wonder if
his nephew Walter and wife lived in Levittown, Snowball gate section when we moved there in early 60's. Bob was with
GE. If so we visited you there. You have our deepest sympathy.
Susan and Bob McCrea
Julie, Drue, Katie & Scottie, I am so sorry for your loss, Dick was such a kind sweet soul.
He is the last of the "greatest generation" and will be missed! I so often think of Mary Wood, Aunt Margie and
mom and their tales of so many things they did together. Love to all,
Anne (Andy) Hurst
My husband and I used to live only two blocks away from Dick in Tokyo but never had met
each others until we moved to Carlisle in 1985. He used to bring us Soba(buckwheat noodles from Northern Japan) he received
every year from his Japanese friend. We both loved Dick and Mary Wood. My husband had passed away two years ago and they
are now reunited in heaven!
So sorry for you loss of a great uncle!
Mrs. Taeko Williamson
Julie, Drue, Katie & Scottie, While we go back into the 50's, and 60's and so forth,
I will never forget all the wonderful memories of our families' lifelong friendships and "parties". I think
your Uncle Dick was one of the funniest people I will ever remember. I remember when he and his brother Bob would meet us
at my mom's (and the Judge) place in NYC, they were the best stand up comedy team in all of Manhatten.
I think Mom(Dottie
Ruth) was God Mother to one or more of you, and she loved your whole family. I even remember meeting your Uncle Jake, and
we bought a set of his barbells! Fondest memories, and condolences. And please call me anytime for a laugh. (717)243-9279
We were friends from your Japan years with Amexco and you visited us in Paris and London.
and we kept in touch for many years.
Derek is not with me anymore since July 21st 2016.
incite a accepter la mort, mais quelque chose en nous resiste a cette acceptation".
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