S: Richard Douglas Shirley
FC: Richard Douglas Shirley
1: A new baby is the beginning of all dreams and possibilities. Meet Rich! | NO
2: Richard Douglas Shirley | 2/20/1968 | 4 pounds, 10 ounces | 16 inches | Torrance, Los Angeles, California
3: FIRST MOMENTS
4: TWINKLE TOES
10: ________________ | Happy Boy!
12: Learning to sit up
13: Tina is standing in red | Blurry Original | This play pen went everywhere | Sick with 104 fever
14: DADDY'S | BOY!
15: OUR LITTLE ANGEL | Our Favorite Doll Bunk Bed! | A box is always the most fun! This was a suitcase to go to grandmas house. | Mom's Kirby Vacuum | Throwing Kisses to Daddy | Learning to stand
16: FIRST Disneyland Visit
17: Disney 1969
19: OUR LITTLE ANGEL | I'm looking over a 4 leaf clover.... | Look Mom, he can walk..... (Tina -Age 4) | Hand built by Dad | Playing dress-up with Richard in our dresses!
20: 10 months old | Don't Spill the Beans Game
21: Then and Now, the true gifts of Christmas are Peace, Joy and Love
22: Aunt Lorretta Shirley (Pink) Aunt Lela Bateman (Blue) | A handmade knit sweater for Rich by Grandma Shirley
23: I | my Grandma! | A handmade knit suit for Rich by Grandma Shirley
24: Hobo's and a Little Dalmatian Halloween 1970 | Teri, Judi, Richard Tina
25: 15214 Cranbrook Avenue
26: BABY PLAYTIME! | Mom made this special "Oscar the Grouch" cake for Rich
27: HAPPY BIRTH DAY | At Grandma Larson's House! Torrance, CA | Teri & Rich
28: PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOS
29: RDS | Hug a little, Love a lot!! | Tonka Truck
30: Sometimes being a father is even better than being a superhero. ~ Marc Brown
31: Dad loved his trains..... | Christmas Gift for Richard
32: “The love of a family is life's greatest blessing” | Rich would put his matchBox cars in the wagon and pull it down the street.
33: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. ~Cathy Allen
35: Play Time | Minnie -Pooh la Fülda Shirley German origin | Our first dog...
36: We often drove to Big Bear, in the San Bernardino Mountains, California | Running Springs, California | Mom & Dad drove up on the weekend because they wanted have a picnic in the snow. The forecast was a big snow storm. 4 ft came. They got snowed in. They then rented a cabin for 3 nights. Slid down the icy streets in our snow boots, & laughed with Dad when he did it to. The snow covered the picnic tables. that weekend. It was a perfect sticky snow! Had a blast. At night we played games by candle light, and ate hot dogs, popcorn & roasted marshmallows.
37: NOT! such
38: We loved watching the fish swim around! | Fish Fish Fish Fun | Bubble Bubble Burp
39: Richard Douglas clever, smart, quick, & fast! Age 2 | Richard was so proud to wear a suit like his daddy! | Made by Grandma Vivian Shirley
41: This pink vest was made by mom, mom crocheted it, the vest was to keep him warm & comfortable as it got colder out. He would not zip up his jacket as he walked to school. So mom fixed that with a smiley face vest!
42: I love school | 1975 | Age 7
43: Big Smiles | Games
45: Age 10 | 1978
47: Minnesota Sheriff's Boy's Ranch, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
49: God Bless the USA ... From the lakes of Minnesota To the hills of Tennessee Across the plains of Texas From sea to shining sea From Detroit down to Houston, And New York to L.A Well there's pride in every American heart And its time we stand and say That I'm proud to be an American Where at least I know I'm free And I won't forget the men who died Who gave that right to me And I gladly stand up Next to you and defend her still today Cause there ain't no doubt I love this land God bless the USA And I'm proud to be and American Where at least I know I'm free. And I won't forget the men who died Who gave that right to me And I gladly stand up Next to you and defend her still today Cause there ain't no doubt I love this land God bless the USA. Lyrics by Lee Greenwood | Rich wanted to serve as proudly as dad did! | Desert Storm | Gulf War 1990-1991
50: Richard D. Shirley
51: Gulf War 1990-1991 | Desert Storm
52: Formal Dress | Honorable
53: It's True! | I did it!
55: Life brings simple pleasures to us every day. It is up to us to make them wonderful memories. - Cathy Allen
56: Yes, it's blurry, but it's so Worth it! | Love & Miss You Both!
58: Richard & Tyler Foreman | Family Picnic | Our
59: family | Marvin, Tina, Tanya Judi, Teresa, Rich, Tami Shirley
61: With all my love, Rich February 20, 1968 ~ April 27, 2011 San Diego, California Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery