For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar
LOGAN, Richard - 83 of Pinehurst passed away Wednesday May 21, 2014 in South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater. Born in Sychtyn Wales, he was the son of the late John and Marjorie (Oldcorn) Logan. Richard entered the Royal Navy as a boy Telegraphist March 1945. He served in the British Pacific Fleet 1947 to 1949, Ceylon West Radio Station 1949 - 1950, on various ships 1950 - 53. He was posted to Malta 1953 - 55 and served in three ships while in the Mediterranean. Richard joined the Royal Canadian Navy in 1956 and served in ships and shore establishments until finally discharged in 1984 from full time to reserved service. He was a Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class in the Regular Force and a Chief Petty Officer 1st Class in the Reserve. Richard was a past President and Life member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 44 in Chester. His last elected office was Chaplain and continued acting Chaplain pro tem when required. Richard was also a Life member of the Chief and Petty Officers Mess, Halifax, a member of the Admiral Piers Royal Canadian Naval Association Branch and their Chaplain. He was a member of St. Stephens's parish, Chester, A licensed lay reader serving All Saints Anglican Church, Canaan. Ten years as a Warden and served on Parish Council. Retain part time residence in parish. Richard also was a lay reader in St. John in the Wilderness Anglican Church, New Germany. Richard is survived by his step daughter Linda (Raymond) Bedard, Pinehurst; grandchildren Michelle, Dale and Melissa; great grandchildren Natassja, Jeremie, Emma, Jacob and Cody; sister Pamela (John) Sumner, UK along with many nieces and nephews in the UK. He was predeceased by his wife Margery (Huskins); 2 sons in infancy, James William and Richard Arthur; sister Patricia Taylor. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Funeral Service will be held 2:00 P.M., Tuesday May 27 in St. John in the Wilderness Anglican Church, New Germany, Rev. Juanita Barteaux officiating. Burial will be at a later date in Canaan Cemetery. No flowers by request. Memorial donation in Richard's memory may be made to Masonic Lodge Hillcrest #93, New Germany; Health Services Foundation of the South Shore; I.W.K. Children's Hospital or the Children's Wish Foundation.
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