Born on May 7, 1946, and passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017, after a brief illness.
A native Washingtonian and McKinley Tech graduate (1965).
Richard is survived by his devoted wife of 26 years, Gina Brown Nightengale; mother, Haddasah Nightingale; daughter, Jasmine Yvonne Nightengale; sons: Eric Nightengale (Leatesha), Corey Nightengale, Sr. (Chrysta), and Jared Richard Nightengale; seven grandchildren: Erika, Tiffany, Corey, Jr., Hayden, Eunik, Olivia, and Lauryn; his mother-in-law, Emily Everhart; other In-laws: Tanya and Rafael DeLeon, Roderick and Teresa Brown, Lawrence and April Brown, and Eric and Hillary Flowers; nephews: Rafael, Roderick (Selicia), Lawrence, Jr., Jalen, Nicholas, Zachariah, and Ezekiel; nieces: Cherie, Cherelle, and Azura; and, his former wife, Brenda Nightengale.
Friends will be received beginning at 10:00 am on Friday, September 8, 2017, at the Bishop's Chapel at Evangel Cathedral, 13901 Central Avenue; Upper Marlboro, MD 20774, where service will be held at Noon.
Interment, with military honors, at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery, Brentwood, MD 20722.