Richard B. Walsh, 74, of Spring Hill, TN, passed away on April 23, 2021. He was born in Queens, NY, to the late Michael & Lourdes Walsh.
Richard was a veteran of the United States Army. He has had a long and successful career in sales. He was one of the first NCR employees to travel there and sell their products. Having found his niche, he went on to work for several companies, including FNS and Sanchez Financial. He has sold banking software to regional, national and international banks around the world. During his career, he and Pat have traveled extensively to over 30 countries including Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Australia, India, England, South Africa, the Philippines and many more. ‘others. He and Pat lived abroad for 18 years, before moving to Spring Hill, Tennessee, to be close to their family.
He was very proud to be a grandfather and loved his grandchildren. He was a genuine New Yorker who had a knack for speaking his mind without being held responsible for his straightforward nature. He was steadfast in his beliefs and never hesitated to share them in a way that did not offend but let you know where you and he were at.
His faith in God grew exponentially in his later years. Although his health may have prevented him from attending church in person, he never missed a Sunday sermon while watching Grace Chapel’s live broadcast on his laptop. He never ended a phone call without first saying “God bless you”.
He is predeceased by his brother, Michael Walsh, and granddaughter, Savannah Jo Tumbleson. He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Patricia Walsh of Spring Hill, TN; sons, Richard (Kristin) Walsh, Jr. of Clark, NJ, Christopher (Megan) Walsh of Highland Falls, NY and Bill Almstead of Spring Hill, TN; daughter, Traci (Jeff) Tumbleson of Thompsons Station, TN; grandchildren, Alexa Walsh, David Patrick Walsh, Mackenzie Walsh, Samantha Walsh and Kylie Tumbleson.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 with visitation one hour prior to the service at Spring Hill Memorial Funeral Home. Pastor Ron Gonser will officiate. Memories can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project. SPRING HILL MEMORIAL PARK, FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, 931-486-0059. www.springhill-memorial.com