He was born on June 25, 1949 in Meshoppen, PA to the late Vernon and Harriet [Davis] Haire.
Richard graduated from Canton High School then from Duquesne University where he majored in pharmacy.
He worked for 40 years as a pharmacist in several locations, most recently Bert’s Pharmacy, Sayre, and Fairway Pharmacy, Montrose, before his 2013 retirement.
Richard was a past deacon, trustee & elder at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church and the past treasurer for the Neath Cemetery.
Surviving are his wife Judy of 37 years; children, Melissa Bennett, Mary Haire and Marshall Haire; grandchildren, Brody , Myles and Sophie Bennett; brother, Dr. Davis Haire; mother-in-law, Pauline Strawser; brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law, Sue & Robert Vegors, Fred Strawser, Karen & Jack Arnold, several nieces, nephews & cousins.
Funeral services were held, February 10, at the Neath Welsh Congregational Church.
Interment followed in the Neath Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions: WPEL Radio, P.O. Box 248, Montrose, PA 18801 or to the Montrose Bible Conference, 218 Locust Street, Montrose, PA 18801.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Bartron-Myer Funeral Home, Inc., Montrose, PA. Please visit bartronmyerfuneralhome.com to leave online condolences for the family.