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Richard Bernard Vincent, 59, of Park City, Utah passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by family, on Sunday February 10th, 2019 due to Alzheimer’s Disease. Richard was born on August 16, 1959 in Payson, Utah as the youngest of seven children to W. Leon and Theresa Norma Roy Vincent. As a young boy Richard loved spending time outdoors, especially fishing with his family at Strawberry Reservoir. He graduated from Springville High School in 1977 where he served as the Student Body President and played football and track. Richard attended Brigham Young University where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and a Master's in Business Administration. He later served on the National Advisory Council for the Marriott School of Business. He was sealed to Joanne McDede on August 14, 1982. Together they raised four amazing sons.
In 1996 Richard founded his first company, ASC Group, where he developed surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and physician-owned hospitals in eighteen different states and one US territory. Richard loved working with his physician partners and had great skill in helping doctors succeed. After selling ASC Group in 2003, Richard continued with several entrepreneurial ventures in healthcare and real estate.
Richard loved spending time with people and was active in his community. He was involved in expanding Ute Conference little league football to Park City. He loved coaching the youth football and several other sports for over twenty years.
From an early age Richard had a strong love and testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the scriptures. He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He loved teaching the gospel, especially the youth. He was an avid reader and used his vast knowledge to help people understand the gospel better. He enjoyed his many callings including, serving a mission in the Washington Spokane Mission, Priest Quorum Advisor and as the first bishop of the Treasure Mountain YSA Ward.
Richard is survived by his wife Joanne McDede Vincent, sons; Eric, Searle, and Heath of Park City, Utah and Nathan (Nicole) Perry of Midvale, Utah, grandsons; Ford Vincent and Roc Robert Perry, brothers; Daniel (Melissa) Vincent of Newark, Delaware and Jeffrey (Claudia) Vincent of Kingwood, Texas, and sister-in-law Janice Cannon of Winnemucca, Nevada and many nieces and nephews who he loved dearly. Richard is preceded in death by his parents, brothers; James and Michael Vincent; sisters; Victoria and Valerie Vincent; and niece Jamie Vincent.
We would like to express our sincere gratitude for those who visited and cared for Richard throughout his illness.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 11:00 am at the Jeremy Ranch Ward Building, 3010 West Saddleback Rd, Park City, Utah. A viewing will be held on Friday evening, February 15, 2019 at the Jeremy Ranch Ward Building, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and on Saturday morning from 9:30 am to 10:30 am prior to services. Interment: Spanish Fork City Cemetery.