Richard “Dick” Dale Huntwork

Jan. 31, 1927- Aug. 19, 2016

Richard (Dick) Dale Huntwork passed away after a short illness on Aug. 19 in Napa, California with his family at his side.

Dick was born in Gilroy, California on Jan. 31, 1927. He graduated form San Jose State University with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. He was a charter member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter on the campus of San Jose University.

His college education was interrupted when he was drafted into the Army Air Corps (later to become the USAF). He served at a small air base in Leyte, Philippines.

Dick was employed by Caltrans (Division of Highways) for 38 years as a civil engineer. He worked in San Francisco and Los Angeles¬.

He enjoyed his family, bowling, NASCAR and his morning coffee group.

Dick is preceded in death by his parents Dale and Mildred Huntwork and his sister Eunice Long. He is survived by his wife Carol; daughter Cynthia Nagy (Gregory); brother-in-law Clyde Long; grandchildren Trevor Nagy (Jocelyn) and Chelsea Nagy.

There will be a celebration of life on Oct. 15.

Donations can be made to local Boy Scouts, St. Jude’s Cancer Research Fund or a charity of your choice.