Richard Whitlock was born and raised in Seaside Oregon. Growing up sports were always a huge part of his life. From little league through high school continuing into his adult years playing city league basketball and softball to coaching numerous little league teams and basketball teams.
Richard enjoyed attending and watching Oregon State football games with his son David. He ran many 5ks with his wife Kirstin and daughter Aimee. Always being sure to wait at the finish line to say “What took you so long?” He loved being Grumpa to his two granddaughters Emmy and Ava always having pictures ready to show off.
Richard took great pride in his work as an auto mechanic. He enjoyed helping people and numerous customers became lifelong friends.
Richard is survived by his father Gene (Carole) Whitlock, his mother Patricia (Hugh) Kerwin, wife of 42 years Kirstin Whitlock, daughter Aimee and son-in-law Seth Morrisey, son David Whitlock, granddaughters Emmy Grace and Ava James Morrisey, sisters Cathy (Al) Drawson, Sally Whitlock, brothers Sherman (Cindy) Whitlock, George (Angela) Whitlock, numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends who were also a part of his family.
Hughes Ransom is in charge of arrangements. A service will be held at a later date.
Donations may be made in his name to Seaside Kids Inc.
Richard will always be remembered for his sense of humor, good heart, and his all around love of a good cheeseburger.