Richard Alan Acconcia
|Posted 2018-03-13 by mhenderson|
|Daily Miner, Kingman, Arizona -|
Posted on March 6, 2018 -
Richard Alan Acconcia, 60, passed away in his home after a long
illness on Feb. 15, 2018.
Richard was born in Steubenville, Ohio, to Paul and Dorothy Milosevich
Acconcia, who predeceased him. He is survived by sister Paula Acconcia
of Kansas City, Missouri, and brother David Acconcia of Springboro,
Ohio, and his beloved stepmother, Mieko Acconcia, as well as four
stepbrothers and sisters.
Richard was a Roman Catholic. He graduated from St. Anthonyâ€™s grade
school in 1971 and Catholic Central High School in 1975. He served in
the U.S. Air Force in Spokane, Washington, from 1975 to 1978. He
graduated from Spokane Falls Community College in 1981 and Mount Hood
Community College with an Associate degree in Funeral Services in
1984. Richard apprenticed at Haxan and Jaegar Funeral Home in Spokane
from 1978 to 1980 and Cornwell Colonial Chapel in Woodburn, Oregon in
1982 before joining the casino industry in Lake Tahoe.
He was employed over 30 years as a blackjack dealer at Harrahâ€™s
Laughlin until his illness struck him down at work in October, 2016.
Richard enjoyed collecting sports memorabilia, particularly related to
the Pittsburgh Steelers. He will be missed by his neighbors and
companion Susan Green.
Richardâ€™s cremated remains will be laid to rest in Fort Leavenworth
Military Cemetery in Kansas.
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