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Jan. 8, 1947 – May 22, 2022
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Richard Leonard Hartgrove peacefully passed away on May 22, 2022. Richard was born January 8, 1947 and adopted by his loving parents, Edgar and Jetty Hartgrove the very next day, in Weatherford, Texas. Richard and his family made the move to California and resided in Escalon where he attended and graduated from Escalon High School.

After graduating, Richard enlisted in the United States Army and served three years. In Richard’s later years, he enjoyed fishing, hunting and lived life to the fullest. He made many friends being a part of the Escalon Senior Fun Bunch and exercised at the Escalon Community Center.

Richard is survived by his mother, Jetty Hartgrove; brother, Robert Hartgrove; children, Shawn (Andrea) Hartgrove and Ron Hulstine; grandchild, Gage. He is preceded in death by his father, Edgar Hartgrove and his late ex-wife, Francis Hartgrove.

A Celebration of Life will be held June 10, 2022 at 10 a.m. at the First Missionary Baptist Church, 2145 Jackson Ave., Escalon, Ca 95320.

The Escalon (Calif.) Times

June 8, 2022