On the evening of April 10, 2022 Richard passed away due to a heart attack, at his home in Albion, NY at age 58. Born in Rochester, NY on April 10, 1964.
Richard’s passion was supporting local musicians. He was a D.J. with WRFZ 106.3 FM where he was known by most as Uncle Slosh. The radio show he co-hosted, Rock the ROC, on Sundays 12-4pm showcases local artists from across the state as well as larger national and international acts that are widely known. The show will go on with his co-host and close friend Bryan Juda.
He proudly worked for John Lee & Co. Quality Paving, Hilton NY, as a CDL Driver for the past 16+ years. Richard also served in the United State Army.
Preceded in death by his wife Marylin, father John, his uncle David Frank, cousin Gary Frank, and a number of close friends. He is survived by his mother Judith, brother Dennis, as well as his beloved cats Bailey and Wolf.
Richard will be deeply missed for his zany sense of humor, ability to create laughter and to make others feel welcome and appreciated regardless of the circumstance. He leaves behind many close friends and loved ones that will never forget.
A Celebration of Life will be planned for a future date. Friends and loved ones are welcome, details will go out via social media and word of mouth.
Those compelled to donate in his memory can do so with Rochester Free Radio at https://www.rochesterfreeradio.com/donate/ or a charity of your choice.