Richard C. “Rick” Flitcroft
September 13, 1954 – January 24, 2019
A memorial service will be held for Richard C. “Rick” Flitcroft, 64, of Coos Bay, at 4:00pm Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Nelson’s Bay Area Mortuary, 405 Elrod Ave., Coos Bay, Oregon. Rev. Don Berney will officiate.
Rick was born September 13, 1954 at Coos County near Coquille, the son of Rodney and Darlene (Price) Flitcroft. He passed away January 24, 2019 at Portland, Oregon. Rick was raised and educated in Coos County and after he graduated from Marshfield High School in 1972 he joined the Army and served for two years. After returning home he moved to Washington where he married Terri Criswell and they had two daughters. They later divorced and in 1995 he married Lynn Louise (Johnson) Leigh and they made their home in Coos Bay.
Rick drove log trucks for many years for several companies and had driven more that a million miles accident free. He enjoyed working in the garden, he loved his animals and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Lynn Flitcroft, of Coos Bay, daughters, Shiloh Flitcroft and Desia & Jeremy Graybill of Portland, and Jennifer Leigh and her husband, Tom Rhyne of Cedar Park, Texas, and Jason Wetzell who called Rick “Dad”. Six grandchildren including Zachary Leigh who Rick and Lynn raised from a young child. Father, Rodney Flitcroft of Florence, brothers Ron and Kerri Flitcroft and Mike Flitcroft of Coos Bay, and Rodney Flitcroft, Jr., of Seattle, and sisters, Debbie and Pat Murto of North Bend, Trudy Siderius of Lafayette, Oregon and Carolyn Redman of Pahoa, Hawaii.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Darlene Gay Macias and a son Joshua Leigh.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nelson's Bay Area Mortuary, 405 Elrod Ave., Coos Bay, Oregon 541/267-4216