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Wayne L. Richards

April 25, 1933 — December 3, 2020

Wayne L. Richards

Richards, Wayne L., 87, Calvin, passed away December 3, 2020 at AristaCare at Woodland Park, Orbisonia. Born April 25, 1933, son of the late Claude E. and Thelma R. (Hicks) Richards. Also preceded in death by loving wife, Joanne Richards, who he married on June 17, 1957 at the Hicks Memorial Methodist Church by the Rev. Louis Barth; brother, Donald Richards. Wayne is survived by sons, Bruce and wife, Kathy of Mapleton; Carl, Newark, MD; Dale, and wife, Joy, Sunbury; four grandsons and three granddaughters; one great-grandson and one great-granddaughter. Wayne honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. He served the Lord and worked as a pastor for the United Methodist Church, Central Pennsylvania Conference for over 40 years. Wayne attended Hollidaysburg area schools. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing. At the request of Wayne, a private graveside service will be held, at the Trough Creek Cemetery, Tuesday December 8, 2020 at 2 p.m., Pastor Dan Mansberger, officiant. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Calvin United Methodist Church, Sportsman Club Road, Calvin PA 16622. Arrangements have been entrusted to Heath-Anderson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, “Honored Provider of Veterans Funeral Care™.” Condolences may be made at AndersonFamilyFuneralHomes.com.

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