Richard Bakker

Richard (Dick) J. Bakker, 78, Capon Bridge, passed away October 30, 2019. He was born October 4, 1941 in Oak Park, Ill.

After his education, he lived in several areas in the eastern portion of the country while working as a Professional Counselor. Affectionately referred to as “Doc” by his friends, he settled in Capon Bridge in 1993 where he lived for 26 years. He enjoyed photography, watching wildlife and spending time with good friends. He always loved the beautiful scenery of the West Virginia mountains.

He is survived by two children, Mary VandenBosch and Dirk (Rebecca) Bakker; sister Marion Nordhof; brothers Robert (Louise) Bakker and Gerald (Barb) Bakker; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

The family held a private memorial service.

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