Richard L. Webb, of Venice, Fla., died peacefully at home Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at the age of 90.
He was born in New York City, N.Y., in 1923. He was a graduate of Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., and Boston University. He attended Yale University but left in 1942 to serve three years in the Army Air Force during World War II in Africa and India.
After spending most of his life in Connecticut, he moved to Venice full time in 1992.
He was a Connecticut certified public accountant, vice president and treasurer of Terry Corporation, Windsor, Conn., and a registered investment adviser.
He was active in Simsbury, Conn., politics, being elected for 12 years to the town Finance Board and serving as chairman for three years.
He was a lifetime member of the Connecticut CPA Society. He served as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Accountancy. He was a member of the vestry and former treasurer of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Venice, Fla.
He was a devoted and loving family man.
Survivors include his two daughters, Nancy Cirincione of Stormville, N.Y., and Laurie Webb of Walpole, N.H.; his son, Richard Jr., of Keene, N.H.; his four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by Dawn, his beloved wife of 59 years.
Services: Services will be private.
Contributions: Memorial donations may be made to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 508 Riviera St., Venice FL 34285; DMD Hero/Jett Foundation, 68 Evergreen St., Suite 1, Kingston MA 02364; or to the charity of your choice.