obit richardsavellipiccroppedRichard Steven Savelli, 68, of Moriarty passed away Feb. 23. He was born in San Francisco, Calif., on Dec. 18, 1947. On July 6, 1985, he married Judy Griffin. He was a member of High Desert Riders, Valley of the Moon Riding Club of California, and he belonged the Moriarty Church of Christ. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Patricia Savelli and brother, Steven Savelli. He is survived by his wife, Judy Griffin Savelli; sons, Doran Savelli, Richard Savelli and Robert Savelli; brothers, Thomas Savelli of San Rafael, Calif., Greg Savelli of Redondo Beach, Calif. and John Savelli of San Rafael, Calif.; sisters Susan Mialocq of Sedona, Ariz., and Carol Savelli of Ukiah, Calif.; and three grandchildren, Marisa Savelli, Nikki Savelli and Bradly Savelli. A memorial service was held Feb, 28 at Moriarty Church of Christ, with John C. Booth Jr. officiating.