Richard J. Overberg, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at The Hermitage in Louisa. Born Oct. 21, 1929, in Indianapolis, he was raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was a graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati and worked as a research chemist in various industries in New Jersey and Ohio before retiring to Gum Spring. He is survived by Carol Marie Overberg (nee Braun), his wife of 59 years; five children: Paul (Melissa) of Vienna, Va.; Stephen of Louisa; Virginia (Jeffrey) of Somerset, N.J.; Mark (Lisa) of Herndon, Va.; and Robert (Susanne) of Ellicott City, Md.; and seven grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his brother Norbert and his parents, Edwin and Estelle. He was a member of St. Jude Roman Catholic Church in Mineral and was buried at St.JudeCemetery.