Richard Douglas Liszka

Richard Douglas Liszka

Suffolk, VA
04.12.1957 - 11.01.2018
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Richard D. Liszka passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family and friends on November 1, 2018. He was the son of Margaret and Richard Liszka. 

Rick was born in Brooklyn, NY and served in the US NAVY from 1974 to 1994. He and his wife, Kay, settled in Virginia Beach, VA where they started their family. When Rick retired, he worked for AMSEC and Huntington Ingalls LLC for the remainder of his career. Rick can be remembered for his love of fishing, boating, camping, NASCAR, beach trips, and spending time with his family. 

He is survived by his wife Kay; 2 daughters Katie Ruehl and husband Adam of Suffolk and Stacy Casavan and husband Bobby of Fernley NV; grandchildren Nathan and Audrey Ruehl and Braden Casavan and Richard on the way; brothers Doug Liszka and Mike Liszka and wife Helene; nieces and nephews, Keri, CJ, Mychelle, Ashley, and Michael.

A funeral service will be conducted by Pastor Won Lee on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 11:30 AM at Baker-Foster, 5685 Lee Farm Lane, Suffolk with Burial in Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, November 5, 2018 from 6 to 7:30 PM, Condolences may be registered at
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a contribution to the National Pancreatic Cancer Foundation (

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Baker-Foster Funeral Home
5685 Lee Farm Lane
Suffolk, VA 23435
United States

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Baker-Foster Funeral Home
5685 Lee Farm Lane
Suffolk, VA 23435
United States


My prayers for the family. I worked for Rick on & off for 19 years while at AMSEC.

Roy Dan Cooper

So very sorry to hear of Rick’s passing. I remember so many wonderful times at Margie and Richie’s as we were all growing up together. What a beautiful family lives on to represent Rick’s legacy. My condolences and love to Kay, your children and their families. Love and hugs, cousin Linda xo

Linda Hladek

We are so sorry this has happened. There are no words , except know we love you and that someday you will all be together again. Hugs, prayers and all our love...

Ron and Deb Hollis

Fair winds and following seas, Rick.

Love... Cousin Joe and Evelyn

Joseph and Evelyn Liszka

What a loving man with such a vibrancy for life! Liszka Family, hold tight to all of those wonderful memories with Rick, mention him frequently, so he is never far from anyone’s mind. It isn’t goodbye; it’s just see you later. May his memory be eternal. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

The Babcock Family

I am so sorry for you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Please reach out if you need anything.

Cameron Ported

When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.

David and Lynn Costa

My heart and prayers go out to all that knew and loved Rick. Rick was a man of kind, humble nature. A leader. I’m proud to have known him!

Rod L Johnson

God bless everyone who was fortunate to have this great man in their life. He will be missed dearly. Prayers to the family and friends.

Mike Batkins

Michael T. Batkins Jr.

To the Liszka Family:
I was saddened to hear of the loss of such a great man. I worked with Rick for over 15 years.
Our condolences to the family and God Bless.

Donald Speller and the Speller Family

Donald Speller

Rick was a very dear friend and a great person to work with. Those we love don't go away, they walk beside us every day, unseen, unheard but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear. Blessing and condolences to Kay and the family. Love you Rick!

Stephanie Brown

My sincere condolences to the Liska family and friends. Rick touched so many lives with his kindness and generosity. He will be greatly missed on the waterfront. Fair winds and following seas my friend.

Chuck Hillman

Chuck Hillman

We are extremely sad to hear of the passing or Rick. He was a great person. We just heard about his passing and very sorry to hear about the great loss to his whole family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends.

Ken & Karen Campbell

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