Rick Duane Singler, 63, of Ormond Beach, Fla. passed away at home July 12, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Born in Medford, Ore., he is the son of Grace Singler and the late Milton Singler.
Rick was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was a self-starter, who taught himself to do many things including speak fluent Spanish, run many successful businesses and do what he loved to do most, build cars of all kinds! Rick had an amazing talent for building things and no project was too big or challenging! His passions included racquetball, building and racing dirt track cars, late model cars, building old cars from the ground up, and spending time with his grandchildren. And pink... his favorite color for a race car or hotrod!
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Nanette Singler; their children, Rachel Buchanan, Kelsey (Scott) Johnstone, Tatum (Lacey) Singler, Brooke Beazley, and adopted son, Faron (Erin) Sanders; 11 grandchildren; . siblings, Peggy (Lyle) Wright, Gary (Debbie) Singler, and Scott (Karen) Singler; mother-in-law, Esther Higgins; brothers-in-law, Michael (Kim) Higgins and Ronald Higgins; and 12 nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, July 20, 2013, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your local hospice organization.