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Mr. Richard Earl McQuitter, Sr., 80, of Fern Forest Drive, Gastonia, North Carolina was born November 13, 1936 in Jackson, Mississippi and departed this life Monday, March 27, 2017 at CaroMont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, North Carolina.  He was the son of the late George and Mattie McQuitter.

Funeral Arrangement 

St. Stephens A.M.E. Zion Church
201 W. Franklin Blvd.
Gastonia, N.C.   28052

Saturday, April 1, 2017 @ 3:00 P.M.

The family will receive friends for one hour prior to funeral.
(2:00 until 3:00 P.M.)

Gaston Memorial Park
1200 S. New Hope Road
Gastonia,  N.C.   28054

Richard McQuitter, Sr.
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  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Costner Funeral Home
  • Thursday, March 30, 2017
    You were the first man that showed me how a father should love his daughter. I am so thankful for the many years that Jackie shared you with me and later my son. You have and always will be my family!
    ~ Jennifer   NC
  • Thursday, March 30, 2017
    I'm so very sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose someone in death. The bible does provide us with comfort and hope during times such as these. Revelation 21:4, says that God will wipe every tear from our eyes and death and pain will be no more. This so comforting especially when we realize that this has to be referring to the earth since these things don't exist in heaven.
    ~ Lisa L
  • Saturday, April 01, 2017
    So sorry to hear of Richards passing. I worked with Richard in Charlotte and Lowell before he retired. He was so very proud of his family and I know he will be missed greatly. May the Holy Spirit comfort you and give you peace.
    ~ Steve Huffman   Cherryville, NC
  • Monday, April 03, 2017
    Having worked with Richard at AMP/TYCO, I'am so sorry for your loss! May GOD continue to comfort the family!
    ~ Charles Gary Maples   Gastonia, NC
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    I am very sorry to learn about the death of your loved one Richard. I know that this is a difficult time for you but please know that our loving heavenly father Jehovah assures us that the time will come when we will see our loved ones again by means of the resurrection. John5:28-29 What a wonderful time that will be! Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in the promises of God and find inner peace of mind and heart. WHat a wonderful time that will be!
    ~ Beverly d blackwell   Winston-Salem, NC
  • Thursday, July 27, 2017
    Death is like sleep in that the dead are unconscious and cannot do anything. However, the Creator of life can bring the dead back by means of a resurrection. In proof of that, Jehovah empowered Jesus to raise several dead people to
    ~ Virginia