Richard E. Coston Jr.

Published 8:24 am Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Richard Coston Jr., 81, of Elizabeth City, died at home May 16, 2022 after a short illness. He was predeceased by his parents, daughter Michele, and grandchildren David, Amy and Ashley. He served in the United States Navy.

Survivors include wife Gene, children Renee Ciancio (Michael) and Matthew, four grandchildren two great-grandchildren.

Donations may be made to Evangelical Methodist Church, 820 Old Okisko Road, Elizabeth, NC 27909; to The Gideons International, P.O. Box 97251, Washington, DC 20090-7251; or Food Bank of the Albemarle, 109 Tidewater Way, Elizabeth City, NC 27909.

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At Dick’s request, there will be no services. The family will greet friends from 5-7 p.m. on May 19 at 202 Fairway Terrace in Elizabeth City. Twiford Funeral Home is assisting the family.