Richard ‘Dick’ John Louden Sr.

Published 11:25 am Wednesday, March 28, 2012

BATON ROUGE, La.— Richard “Dick” John Louden Sr., 86, of Baton Rouge, La., died Feb. 22, 2012, at his home.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Ivor native Evelyn Pulley Louden; three daughters, Nancy Lett and husband Tim, Luanne Pusateri and husband John and Lyn Hassenboehler and husband Greg; a son, Richard “Rick” Louden Jr. and wife Debbie; eight grandchildren, Christine and Steve Lett, Paul and Brian Louden, David and Joey Pusateri and Ashley and Brad Hassenboehler; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by parents, Robert and Flossie Louden; brother, Ralph Cambell; and sister, Peg Davis.

Born Jan. 26, 1926, in Corning, N.Y., Louden retired from Allemania Chemical and Barnard and Burk Engineering.

He served in the Navy during World War II.

Louden received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Virginia Tech.

He was a member of Broadmoor United Methodist Church, the Louisiana Association of Professional Engineers, the St. Andrews Society of Baton Rouge and Chi Epsilon.

He volunteered at Broadmoor Elementary School and the Community Ministries.

He loved fishing, and Virginia Tech and LSU sports, but most of all, he loved his grandchildren.

Visiting hours were 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 24 at Resthaven Funeral Home. The funeral service was 11 a.m. Feb. 25 at Broadmoor United Methodist Church conducted by the Rev. Ken Carroll. Burial was in Resthaven Gardens of Memory.

Donations can be made to Pulley-Louden Engineering Scholarship Fund No. 88416, Virginia Tech Gift Accounting, 902 Prices Fork Road (0336) Blacksburg, Va., 24061,