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Richard A. Moorhead Sr.

Nov 13, 2014

Richard A. Moorhead Sr., 81, a resident of Montgomery, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at his residence. Born in Williamsport, Lycoming County, on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 1933, he was the son of the late Ebbert and Josephine (Strayer) Moorhead.

He was the husband of Edna (Pidcoe) Moorhead with whom he celebrated a 3rd wedding anniversary on Aug. 23, 2014.

Dick was a 1953 graduate of Montgomery-Clinton High School and honorably served during the Korean Conflict with the U.S. Army. He was retired from the West Co. at Montgomery, where he was employed for over 50 years.

Dick was a member of Bower-Decker American Legion Post 251 at Montgomery. He will be greatly missed by his family.

In addition to his wife, Dick is survived by four children, Richard A. and wife Ruth Moorhead Jr., of Milton, Jeffrey P. and wife Marti Moorhead, of Montgomery, Melody L. and husband Keith Hakes, of Montgomery, Christina J. and husband Glenn Houtz, of Montgomery and one brother, Jim Moorhead, of Lexington, N.C. He is also survived by four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Dick was preceded in death by one brother, Eugene Moorhead and one sister, Martha.

Services were conducted at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Bower-Decker American Legion Post 251, 185 Broad St., Montgomery, PA 17752.

Arrangements were handled by the Galen R. Betzer Funeral Service, 40 E. Houston Ave., Montgomery. Please visit www.betzerfuneral.com to sign the guest book or send an e-condolence.