Richard H. Walsh, 77, of Bryn Mawr, a self-employed builder, died Sunday, Jan. 26, at Lankenau Hospital of an infection.
Mr. Walsh was owner-operator of Walsh Construction Ltd., based in his home. It was incorporated in 1975 and handled various projects, including custom single-family homes and spec houses, single-family dwellings constructed by a builder in anticipation of finding a buyer. Custom homes are based on the buyer's input.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Mr. Walsh grew up on Long Island and joined the Army out of high school. He served as a paratrooper.
After graduating from Villanova University's School of Business in 1960, he worked for Haskins & Sells in New York City. The auditing firm later became part of Deloitte & Touche.