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Richard Leeds

Obituary for Richard Leeds

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our brother and uncle Ricky, age 67 at the QEII Infirmary. Born in Halifax he was the son of the late Dorothy (Briand) and William Leeds. Ricky worked for the Halifax Shipyard for most of his adult life, retiring early due to poor health. Rickey was very interested in history and spent much of his time watching documentaries on TV. He also liked lots of sports especially tennis. Above all he had a great love for his family. He is survived by his sisters Donna O’Neill (Frank)and Jeanette Leeds and brother Robert Leeds Nieces and nephews, Cheryl Leeds, who was his main caregiver and was always there for him, Philip Shea, Nicole Maurice (Jody), Jason Stothart(Deb),Natasha Russell, Ryan Leeds (who he fondly referred to as his son) Amanda and Jessica Richard-Shea, Samantha Shea, Emily Nauffts and Carter Maurice, GG niece Alaina. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Randy, sister Carol Stothart (Bill) and nephew Shawn Stothart.
I would like to add a special thank you to Wayne Moultan who has not only been at our call over the past 2 weeks but has, along with Cheryl, been catering to most of Ricky’s needs.
In keeping with Ricky’s wishes there will be no visitation or service. The family is planning an informal celebration of life (date to be posted later) and a graveside service in the spring.

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My Heartfelt Condolences to you All , I have always had a soft spot for Ricky and remember our New Year's Eve Dance while his Mom sat in the front room and Robert snored upstairs lol , Many of good memories and he will surely be missed ...R.I.P. my friend until we meet again
- Deb Randall Key
Rickie loved a good movie , but when it was bad he knew it . He would get up and leave the theatre yelling how afoul it was and I'm getting my money back . that's a nice picture of him .
- philip hall
Sorry for your loss, Bonnie & Buff
- Bonnie Cluney
Robert, Donna, Jeannette and family...so very sorry to hear of Ricky’s passing. I have so many memories of him when Robert lived upstairs and he was downstairs on Cunard Street. Always had some good laughs with him. My thoughts are with you all.
- Donna Cantlay
My sincere condolences to the Leeds family. Ricky and I were good friends in our younger days. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Fred Craig
- Fred Craig
So sorry to hear of Ricky's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless
- Tony barnett
so sorry to hear of ricky's passing,my sincere condolences to the leeds family.rest in peace my friend.knowing rick for many years in the ship yards.-yours truly bruce stephens
- bruce stephens
So very sorry to hear of a long time friends passing. Met Rick over fifty years ago when the Leeds’s moved to Woodill Street. We spent many a day hanging out there and I am sure we drove his poor Mom crazy. Have run into Rick a few times over the years and enjoyed many a dance with him at the Red Fox. Sorry I let too much time pass and have lost my chance. Rest In Peace old friend. Shelley
- Shelley Grant
so sorry to hear of Ricky's passing. We spent many a sunny Saturday watching star Treck at his moms place across from the commons. I always wondered how his mom put up with us. Although we drifted apart over the years we would often think of those days and have a good laugh. RIP Ricky. Danny and Linda Johnson
- linda johnson
It is with great sadness that I hear of Ricky's passing. We spent many good times together in our youth. My sincere condolences to the Leeds family. Rest in peace old friend
- Leigh Sherry
To the family, we send our deepest condolences on the passing of Ricky. We will always have many lifetime memories of friendship with Ricky and his family and the fun and antics as teenagers. May he Rest In Peace. God bless, Jim and Valerie Rudolph
- Jim Rudolph

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