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Richard E. Beaver

Jan 21, 2014

Richard E. Beaver, 70, of Muncy, died Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, at Williamsport Regional Medical Center.

Born July 30, 1943, in Muncy, he was a son of the late Herbert L. and Loretta Jane Starr Beaver. He and his wife, the former Lois J. Metzger, celebrated 42 years of marriage on Sept. 11, 2013.

Richard served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the St. James Lutheran Church, Muncy, the National Wild Turkey Federation, Whitetails Unlimited and served as a committee member for Hunters Lake Chapter of Ducks Unlimited. Richard was an avid outdoorsman and hunter who also loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are a daughter, Brenda L. (Michael) Farrell, of Bloomsburg; two sons, Brian R. (Stacie) Beaver, of Muncy and Kevin M. Beaver, of Muncy; a sister, Loretta J. (Thomas) Parker, of Muncy; a brother, Dale L. (Janice) Beaver, of Watsontown; and five grandchildren, Jack Farrell, Bella Farrell, Braden Beaver, Caleb Beaver and Cameron Beaver.

Funeral services were held 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, with Rev. Beverly D. Cotner officiating. Burial followed in St. James Lutheran “White Church” Cemetery, Muncy. Friends called from 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

The family provided the flowers and suggest memorial contributions be made to a charity of choice.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mccartythomas.com.