Richard Lee Elsea 1952-2017

Richard Lee Elsea, 65 of Leesburg, Virginia passed on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Loudoun Nursing & Rehabilitation in Leesburg, Virginia.

Richard was born Monday, May 26, 1952 in Leesburg, Virginia. He was a son of the late Thomas Elsea and the late Clara Barton Elsea.

He was a member of the Eagles Club. He also loved the Washington Redskins and listening to Elvis Presley.

Richard leaves his family to cherish his memory including daughters, Virginia & Richard Thomas, II of Cross Junction, VA, Mary & Robbie Lowe of Harpers Ferry, WV; his former wife Frances Simpson, of Matinsburg, WV, two brothers, Bobby “Buba” Elsea of Harpers Ferry, WV and Butch and Cheryl Elsea of Kansas; 7 grandchildren, Amanda Thomas, Heather Thomas, Rachael Thomas, Richard R. Thomas, III, Patricia Lynn Elsea, Anna and Jonathan Lowe, 8 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends for visitation from 1 to 2 pm, where funeral services will follow, beginning at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Loudoun Funeral Chapel located at 158 Catoctin Circle, SE Leesburg, VA 20175 with the Pastor Ron Sage officiating.

Interment will be in Lovettsville Union Cemetery, Lovettsville, VA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to defray final expenses.

Online condolences may be made to the family at


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