formerly of Haverhill — Richard C. Moysenko, 60, of Mayfield, Ky., and formerly of Haverhill, died on Wednesday evening, November 27, at his residence.
He was born in Haverhill on January 29, 1953, and was the son of the late Edward F. and Rhoda H. (Corthell) Moysenko.
Educated in the Haverhill and Sacred Hearts school systems, Richard graduated from Central Catholic High School, Class of 1971.
He was employed, for a period of time, as a draftsman for Raytheon Corporation in Waltham.
After moving to Kentucky 40 years ago, Richard graduated from the Kentucky Police Academy and pursued a career in law enforcement. Most recently, he was a deputy in the Graves County Sheriff’s Department, serving as a court room security officer. He served as Graves County Constable, from 1989 to 2010. He was also a Federal Marshall, and had served in the Mayfield Police Department in Kentucky. Earlier activities included stage management for various rock bands and lighting manager for Paducah Community College, including a performance of the Joffrey Ballet. Richard was a member of Saint Joseph’s Parish in Mayfield, and a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 1418. He was also a Kentucky Colonel.
Richard enjoyed military and political history, and most recently, had begun research for a book on the history of the Ralph Basiliere Bridge.
He is survived by his brother, Andrew E. Moysenko and his wife, Patricia, of Chelmsford, Mass.; and a niece, Kristen Moysenko and her husband, Jeffrey MacPhee of Wales, Mass. He is also survived by a great-niece, Jasmine MacPhee; and a great-nephew, Andrew MacPhee, both of Wales.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service on Friday morning, December 6, at 11 a.m., at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main Street, Bradford. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours at the funeral home will be on Thursday, from 4 to 8 p.m. Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Condolences to his family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.