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Richard (Dick) Topping

August 9, 1945 - June 13, 2017


Born to Richard & Helen Topping in Toledo, Ohio.  His family moved to Salem where he met his wife Vickie.  They married in 1964 and had 2 children Richard & Shawnee they were married 44 years before she preceded him in death in 2008.

Dick spent most of his life caring for others.  He worked at the Fairview and SOCP where he retired from.

Dick loved spending time with his family, traveling, taking trips to the coast, going to the horse races and his dog Gizzy.

Dick fought a good fight with a smile, a song and a story.  He enriched all of our lives and he will be greatly missed. 

He is survived by son Richard III, daughter Shawnee and wife Shawna Topping, grandchildren Ashley & Chris Manriquez, Ryan Topping and 7 great grandchildren.

Anyone wishing to make contributions in Dick's memory may do so to lungcanceralliance.org.

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