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Richard Howard Geck

October 18, 1939 ~ May 28, 2018 (age 78)

Richard Howard Geck, 78, of Chattanooga, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 28, 2018.


He was a longtime member of Christ United Methodist Church, a die-hard Alabama football fan, and greatly enjoyed his time with friends at the Hamilton Family YMCA.


Richard is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Judy Slater Geck; Daughters, Kelly (Mark) Lasky of Clarkesville, GA., Connie (Kent) Cook of Mobile, AL., Carolyn (Jon) Kell of Chattanooga, TN.; Son, Mark Slater Jr. (Lorrie); granddaughters, Laura (Rob) Freeman, Libby (Steven) Hatcher, Jessica Fritz, Callie Kell, Jaime Barlow, Tori Ballard, Alexa Slater; Grandsons, Noah Fritz, Jonathon Kell, Timothy (Cary) Ballard, Matthew Slater and two great-granddaughters.


A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Christ United Methodist Church with Reverend David Hall officiating. Interment with honors will follow in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.


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Visitation will be from 10:00 until 11:00 A.M. on Thursday at the church.





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