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Richard A. Acord

1955 - 2021



Dick “Pork Chop” Acord, of Appleton, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 15, 2021 at the age of 66.  Dick was born in Appleton on February 26, 1955, to the late Donald and Lila (Schultz) Acord.  Dick worked at American Can/James River Paper for 26 years and at Walmart.  He loved watching the Packers, Badgers, and Brewers games.  Dick was also active in bowling, softball, pool, and darts.  He enjoyed playing cribbage with friends.  His “Kitty” has been his faithful companion the last couple of years.  He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. 

He is survived by his 3 sons:  Rick (Betsy), Mike (Kim), and Spenser Acord; 4 grandchildren:  Jacob, Madison, Noah, and Lily; 2 sisters:  Kathy (Wes) Schroeder and Mary (Jim) Collar; and a brother, Bob (Linda) Acord.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Lila Acord.

Dick’s wishes were to be cremated with no funeral service.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Fresenius of Appleton and Living Tree Estates for their caring and compassion during Dick’s final days.

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March 17, 2021 12:02 PM

Dear Rick and Family - We are thinking of you and understand the pain of the loss of your father. Please reach out if we can help with anything.

With Sympathy and Affection,

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Ann Ebben

March 21, 2021 11:29 AM

Kathy, Jody, Bob and family:  Sad to hear of Dick's passing. Glad Dick and I were able to keep in touch via phone calls during Covid 19 shutdown. He will always be in my heart.

Karen Dorn

March 18, 2021 8:57 AM

Dear Mike and Kim and family,
Our deepest sympathy to your family.  May God give you comfort and peace.

Tammy Cantrall

March 16, 2021 1:10 PM

Dick had a great sense of humor he made everyone laugh.He wasn't shy at all he could talk to everyone he seen about anything we had alot of great laughs you will be missed Tammy Cantrall

Penny Duggan

March 16, 2021 11:03 AM

Rick  & Family
So sorry for your loss.
Prayers to you and your family.
Penny Duggan

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