, Newburyport, MA

December 6, 2012

Richard David McAdoo, 80

Rowley — Richard David McAdoo, 80, of Rowley, died peacefully on Dec. 4, 2012. Born and raised in Cambridge, he was a graduate of Boston University.

The husband of Lola McAdoo, he was owner of Meadowview Construction Corporation, which developed and built multiple communities on the North Shore. He was happiest when out on the ocean, skiing in the mountains, or playing golf with his friends, the DYDBAC group. Richard was also an avid hockey player, coach and fan. He was an active member of the community of Topsfield for many years prior to moving to Rowley.

He is predeceased by his parents, Robert Harry and Marie Antionette; his former wife, Barbara Ann; his son, Brian, and his brother, Robert Jr. In addition to his wife, he leaves behind his loving children, Karyn Nelson, Richard D. McAdoo Jr., Kim Manning, Michelle Costanza, Kevin McAdoo, Barbara McAdoo, Melissa McAdoo, Kathy Mello, Wayde Seale, and Blake Seale; his four sisters, Marie, Terry, Ann and Rita, and his brother John. He also leaves many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Friday from 4-8 p.m. at the Merton E. Roberts Jr. and Conte Funeral Home, 14 Pleasant St., Georgetown. A service will also be offered on Friday at 7 p.m. For online condolences, please visit our website at In lieu of flowers, please make donations in his name to Lifechoice Hospice of Middleton, Mass.