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Richard John Sr.

March 25, 1953 — December 15, 2020

Barnet, VT: Richard Robert John, Sr., age 67, passed away quietly at his home, December 15, 2020, in Barnet where he has lived the past 2 years.

Richard was born in Burlington, VT, March 28, 1953, son to the late Robert Alfred and Hilda (Clark) John.  He grew up living in W. Burke, Lyndonville and St. Johnsbury and went to the St. Johnsbury Trade School.  Dicky trained to be a mechanic and made that his lifelong career. He seemed to have had more lives than a cat.  He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his grandkids, going four wheeling and hanging with his dog, Bud.

“Pop” is survived by his 2 children: Tracey John of St. Johnsbury, Richard “Ricky” John, Jr., and his wife, Annie, of Lyndonville, a sister: Pat Frost and her husband, Donald, of Berlin, NH, 2 brothers: Leon Hanson, Roger Hanson and his wife, Lori, all of Nashua, NH, 5 grandchildren: Michael John, Devon John, Thomas Van Vliet, Nicole Van Vliet, Kevin Green, 7 great-grandchildren, nephew: Norman Russin, niece: Jessica Berry and many other loved one’s; the list goes on & on.  Big thanks to Billy Noyes and family who became part of Pop’s family.

There will be no calling hours. A Celebration of Dicky’s life will be planned for next summer.

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