Richard Mead Atwater Benson, 73, photographer, printer, author, inventor, and teacher, departed this earth on June 22, 2017. He was the son of the late John Howard Benson and the late Esther Fisher Smith Benson. Richard (Chip) was born in Newport and raised on Washington Street in the Point neighborhood. He graduated from St.
Brian W. O’Keefe, 76, of Newport, RI, husband of 51 years to Kathryn (Mooney) O’Keefe, died peacefully on Wednesday, June 21, at Rhode Island Hospital of complications related to a stroke. He will be dearly missed. Brian was born in Salem, MA to Margaret and William O’Keefe, and spent his childhood in Salem and in
James A. Burton, 89, of Portsmouth died at home on Monday, February 13, 2017. Mr. Burton was born in Henderson, Kentucky on October 2, 1927. Mr. Burton left school at 17 to enlist in the Navy and fought in World War II serving on the USS Walter B Cobb APD-106 and in the Korean War