CHELSEA —  Richard G. Chick, 80, a resident of Henry Lane, Winthrop, died Monday, May 28, at Togus Veterans Hospital.

He was born in Monmouth on Oct. 1, 1931, the son of William H. and Gertrude A. Curran Chick.

Richard attended Monmouth schools.

He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War and was severely wounded in Korea.

On July 4, 1953, he married his wife of 58 years, Erlene Webster of Wales.

Richard had worked as a television repairman. At one time he owned the Creamy Frost soft serve ice cream stand and Yankee Clipper Batting Range in Farmingdale and State Cable Television.

He enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots, playing golf and boating.

He was very active in the American Legion and the Korean War Association. Richard was a member of American Legion Post No. 204 in Monmouth, Disabled American Veterans, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Korean War Association, Veterans of Foreign War in Greene and the Chosen Few.

Richard is survived by his wife, Erlene, of Winthrop; two sons, Sterling Chick and his wife, Maureen, of Bellingham, Wash., and Michael Chick, of Augusta, and his fiancé, Dedra Snow, of Pittson; his daughter, Andrea Willson and her husband, Howard, of Wellington, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; his brother, Edward Chick of Monmouth; and two sisters, Evelyn Halloway and her husband, Richard, of Sanford, and Janice Sawyer, of Westbrook.

He was predeceased by his parents; his son, Richard G. Chick Jr. in 2001; and three sisters, Dorothy, Shirley and Edith.

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