American Veteran 01

Richard W Studd

September 13, 1924 ~ April 22, 2020 (age 95)

Obituary Image


Richard W. Studd, 95, of Cattaraugus, NY entered into rest April 22, 2020.

He was born September 13, 1924 in Eden, NY to Edgar and Isabelle Studd.

Richard served in the United States Navy during World War II (1943 – 1946) on the USS Laporte Transport Ship as a radioman and the landing boat commander. After the war Richard worked as a dairy farmer and a bus driver for the Cattaraugus school district for 47 years.

He was married to the love of his life Elaine May Puppe on August 11,1946 and were married for 72 years.

Richard is survived by his children Larry (Holly) Studd and Cindy (Rod) Hill; grandfather to Michael (Luba) Studd, Eric (Jess) Hill, Matthew Hill, James Hill, Katie (Scott) Johnson, Brittany (Tim) Horgan and Emily (Eric) Riehle also 19 great- grandchildren.

Besides his wife and parents he was preceeded in death by a son Lynn and siblings Eddie, Albert and Althea Perkins.

Services will be held at a later date with Military honors.

Any Memorials may be made to Jenny B. Richmond Nursing Home 222 E. Main Street Springville, NY 14141

Arrangements entrusted to DiStasio Funeral Home Inc. Cattaraugus, NY

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Richard W Studd, please visit our floral store.


Family to do services at later date

© 2020 DiStasio Funeral Home Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA