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Richard S. Morningstar, 61

Richard S. Morningstar, 61, of Overton Twp., Forksville, PA, passed away on Friday, Aug. 12, 2011 at Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre. He was born on July 25, 1950 in Sayre, a son of the late Wayne and Elizabeth Beeman Morningstar.

Richard was a disabled veteran. He served in the U.S. Army from 1968 until 1971 and served two tours in Vietnam. He was a member of the New Albany V.F.W. Post 384 and was a lifetime member of the NRA.

He loved being outdoors and was an avid hunter, fisherman and trapper.

Survivors include his wife, Beverly Morningstar; three children and their spouses, Heather and David Morningstar Thompson of Emmaus, Aaron and Jennifer Morningstar of New Albany, Lindsay and Joshua Moyer of Muncy; a sister, Barbara Jean Johnson and four grandchildren, Blake, Jenna, Nolah and Cooper. Richard was preceded in death by a brother, Frederick; sisters, Betty Lou, Sally and an infant sister, Joan.

A private memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorials may be directed to the Disabled American Veterans Association.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Russell P. McHenry Funeral Home, 119 Carpenter St., Dushore.


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