Richard "Dick" Leonard Prom passed away peacefully on Feb. 21, 2020 surrounded by his loving family.
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Dick was born Dec 12, 1926 in Harvey, ND. He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in WWII and the Korean War. He retired from the Naval Research Lab after 30 years.
In retirement, Dick was a Master Gardener and enjoyed collecting rocks. He was an avid skier and a Level 2 ski instructor until he was 80 years old. He is a life member of the Loudoun County Rescue Squad. He was also a member of VFW 7167 in Warsaw, Va. and the USS Essex Association.
Dick is survived by his daughter, Joyce Potts (Kevin), and granddaughters, Rachel Nice (Jon) and Allison Potts.
Dick was preceded in death by his wife of 47 years, Elizabeth Gillions Prom. His parents George and Mary Prom, brothers Gerald and Marvin Prom, and his grandson Matthew Potts. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Warsaw VFW, P.O. Box 594, Warsaw, VA 22572.