Richard “Dick” F. Castonguay, Jr., age 71, of Broken Bow, passed from this life, October 25, 2020, in Plano, TX.
Richard was born, November 13, 1948, to Richard Castonguay, Sr. and Lucy (LukSevish) Castonguay, in Worcester, MA.
He and Debbie Ziff were united in marriage April 27, 1974, in Syracuse, NY. They moved to Broken Bow, OK shortly after and he spent 42 years working for Weyerhaeuser in many different areas. He retired in 2017 as the Inventory and Planning Manager.
Dick was an Eagle Scout and loved the outdoors. He enjoyed woodworking and tinkering in his shop. Dick valued education and earned both a master’s degree in business administration from SOSU and a master’s degree in forestry economics from the University of Syracuse. He was always reading and studying on the internet to learn how to fix things. Dick enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family and friends. He was an Army Veteran during Vietnam and was stationed at Fort Hood, Tx.
He was preceded in death by, his parents, Richard and Lucy Castonguay.
Dick is survived by his wife, Debbie Castonguay; children, Jeff Castonguay and wife, Priscilla, of Palmetto, FL, Jennifer Gerk and husband, Jordan, of McKinney, TX, and Michael Castonguay and wife, Jennifer Dawn; brother, Frank Castonguay; sisters, Sheila Supernor, and Susan Lee; grandchildren, Jael Castonguay, Cameron Dahlem, Hailey Dahlem, Jenna Castonguay, JJ Castonguay, Kylie Castonguay, Laynie Castonguay, and Logan Gerk; and companion Deloris Samuel.
A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 30, 2020 at Bunch-Singleton Funeral Chapel.
The family is planning a private memorial next summer at Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire.
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