Blythewood, South Carolina – Richard Hubbard Vaden, 62, died Sunday, January 1, 2023 following an illness. Born in Lynchburg, Virginia on April 29, 1960. He was the son of the late Jane Hubbard and the late Charles Craddock Vaden.
Richard was a sports enthusiast who in high school played on many different sports teams from football to track and pole vaulting. He loved the beach and life guarded in Myrtle Beach for many years in his youth. He enjoyed a life filled with the excitement of motor cycle sports that he shared with many friends and family throughout the years in Columbia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Arizona.
Surviving are his siblings, Irene Kathryn Vaden Simons of Columbia, Charles Craddock Vaden, Jr. of Arizona, Robert Thornton Vaden (Sue) of Sumter, Presley Vaden Hogue (Mason) of Columbia, and six nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank Jackie Habit of Blythewood for her devoted friendship and compassion throughout the years toward our brother “Rich” and to our family that she supported throughout his illnesses.