Richard "Rick" J. McGeehan

Richard “Rick” Joseph McGeehan 57, of Fargo, ND passed away Monday, March 4, 2019 at Sanford Medical Center. Rick passed away due to complications involving a heart attack surrounded by his loving family. Rick was born in St. Paul, MN on February 23, 1962 to Thomas and Ellen (Williams) McGeehan. He was raised in Moorhead spending summers at the childhood family lake home on Island Lake. Rick attended Moorhead Senior High School and was active in both hockey and football. After high school he served in the US Army Reserve. Rick’s love of working with his hands led him to start his own construction company, specializing in concrete and all facets of construction. Rick is survived by his children, TJ McGeehan (Carissa) Hinesville GA, Amanda McGeehan, Columbus, OH, Stephanie Beck (Jack) Columbus, OH, former wife Cyndi McGeehan Columbus, OH, parents Ellen (Steve) Moorhead, MN, Sharon McGeehan Fargo, ND, siblings, Shawn Peraza (Ozzie) Kindred, ND, Michael McGeehan, Fargo, ND, Patrick McGeehan, Fargo, ND, Timothy McGeehan (Victoria) Scottsdale, AZ, Michael Abrahamson (Marjorie) Seattle, WA along with many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas McGeehan and his Grandparents. Rick’s greatest joys were spent fishing, time spent with friends and family, barbecuing and caring for his beloved dog Keiko. Rick will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. The family would like to extend their deep gratitude to the doctors and nurses at Sanford Medical Center for their exceptional care of our dear Rick.

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  1. My dear Rick, Thank you so much for your friendship these past few years. I will miss your hugs and compliments. Peace out and let God’s hands hold you for eternity. Good memories and one of my best friends. 💖✌🙏

  2. I am deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Rick. Praying for his family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time.

  3. I’m deeply sad for the loss of Rick. He always had a smile on his face and a twinkle in his eyes. He will be greatly missed. Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal (Irish) Go mbeannai Dia dhuit a Richard. (May God Bless you Richard).

  4. Sorry to hear of Rick’s passing. Prayers to his Family during this tough time. He was an old friend and will be missed by many. God bless and RIP.

  5. My heart is heavy with this news. Prayers for strength for your family, Rick. Haven’t talked to you in a while, but the world still got a little bit emptier, bud.

  6. Very sorry to hear of Rick’s passing. He was a good friend and will be missed. Have many good memories of when we moved to Phoenix together.
    Thoughts and prayers go out to his family and all of his loved ones.

  7. I miss you more and more every day dad. What I wouldn’t give just to talk to you one last time. I’ll carry you with me forever. You always could make me laugh even on the worst of days. I love you so much dad. We will miss you like we miss the stars in the morning. 💕

  8. How can I put into words what your continuous words of love and wisdom offered me….. All the hugs over the years. Great conversations…. You made sure I always had a home cooked meal when I would visit. Needed to know about my kiddos and how they were doing. I am still in shock… Too many lost way too young. You are deeply missed Rick. Comfort is found knowing you and your dad will be hunting and fishing together. Love you my friend. Peace go with you. Krissy

  9. I am so sorry to hear of Rick passing! My mom (Erma) told me just today! My heart goes out to all of his family! Shawn, Mike, Pat, and Tim, I am so sad that you have lost your brother! I lost my husband to cancer, it hurts so bad, but family and friends help the hurt not hurt so bad! Thinking of all of you. Deb Fry (Wakanda)

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