RICHARD DAVID VENTRY, 75, of Leesburg since 2003, died on Thursday, April 3rd 2014 in Leesburg. Mr. Ventry was born in Niagara Falls, NY to the late William and Florence Ventry. He is also predeceased by a brother Joey Ventry. He served in the US Air Force before pursuing a career as a Foreign Service Officer that took him to several countries including Germany, England, Spain, Azores and the Netherlands before his final assignment in Brussels, Belgum. He retired to Lottsburg, VA for several years before moving to Leesburg and pursuing a career in real estate with Weichert Realty. Mr. Ventry moved to Remax Realty and eventually cofounded the R and R Team with Ron Layton. He was an avid outdoorsman and will be remembered as a very patient man with great love for family and friends.
Mr. Ventry is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years, Marion Henrietta Ventry, two sons, Marcus Anthony Ventry, John Paul Ventry, two grandchildren, Erika and Gabriel Ventry all of Leesburg. He also leaves three brothers: Robert Ventry of Cleveland, OH, Bill Ventry of Youngstown, NY, David Ventry of Charleston, SC; two sisters: Judy Manfreddi of Lewiston, NY, Marie Leane of Chicago, IL and a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial visitation will be held on Wednesday April 16th from 9:00am to 11:00am at the Loudoun Funeral Chapel, 158 Catoctin Cr. SE, Leesburg, VA.
Memorial contributions may be made to the The Salvation Army National Capital Area Command, 2626 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037.