In Memoriam: Richard Evans Settle, AFGE 2798

Thursday, May 29, 2014

(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)

Richard Evans Settle, formerly of AFGE Local 2798, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014 at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Maryland. Local 2798 represents workers at the VA Medical Center, where Settle worked until his retirement. 

“He was not only a member but also served as the Executive Vice President of Local 2798 for over 12 years,” said Alma L. Lee, National VA Council, President. “Richard’s continued commitment to ensuring that every employee was treated fairly will never be forgotten.”

The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home, located at 425 S. Conococheague Street, Williamsport, Maryland on Friday, May 30, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at the Osborne Funeral Home on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Interment will be in Cedar Lawn Memorial Park Hagerstown, Maryland. A memorial service at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C. will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Humane Society of Washington County, located at 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740.

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