Richard B. Rea
He was a heating and plumbing manager for HAJOCA Company, Harrisburg; was a member of Word of Life Chapel, Bainbridge, and served as a missionary for his church in Africa and Algeria; he was a true outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, gardening, landscaping, and taking care of his small farm; and was a peacetime Navy veteran.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother William Rea.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Loretta Pennington Rea; a daughter Jeane L. Heller of Middletown; four grandchildren Blain A., Justin E., Seth A., and Ian F. Heller; and a sister Beverly Campbell of Flint, Mich.
A Memorial Celebration of Life was held on Monday, with the Rev. David Dilworth, his pastor officiating.
Burial will be at the convenience of the family in New Salem Cemetery, Annisville.
Arrangements by the Frank E. Matinchek and Daughter Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown.
Condolences may be shared at www.matinchekanddaughterfuneralhome.com.