Richard Louderback, 62, Army chief warrant officer
Richard Louderback, a retired Army chief warrant officer, died of cancer Saturday at his home in Severn. He was 62.
Mr. Louderback enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1953 and transferred to the Army a decade later. During his years in the service, he completed two tours in Vietnam, where he earned several awards and decorations for meritorious service.
He retired in 1973 and moved to Severn in 1981.
Mr. Louderback was born in Lafayette, Ind., and graduated from high school in nearby Reynolds, Ind.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 160, American Legion Post No. 276 and the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, all in Severn.
A memorial service was held yesterday at American Legion Post No. 276.
Mr. Louderback is survived by his wife of 42 years, the former Rose Marie Conway; three sons, Richard Louderback of Glen Burnie, Jefferson Louderback of Surfside, S.C., and Mark Louderback of Perry Hall; two daughters, Leilani Bowlin of Simpsonville, S.C., and Lucinda Berryhill of Easley, S.C.; two brothers, Larry Louderback and Raymond Foster, both of Phoenix, Ariz.; two sisters, Willa Bartlett of Phoenix, Ariz., and Elnora Carter of Roanoke, W.Va.; 18 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Pub Date: 7/25/97