Richard M. Eyerly, age 82, formerly of Columbia Avenue, Bloomsburg, died at 7:05 a. m. Thursday, May 7, 2020 at The Gardens of Orangeville where he resided since November, 2018.
Born in Bloomsburg on November 10,1937, he was a son of the late Marland E. and Margaret V. (Linker) Eyerly. He was a 1955 graduate of Bloomsburg High School and also attended the former Bloomsburg State College.
Richard worked at the former Magee Carpet, Bloomsburg on two occasions for a total of 37 years, retiring in 2000. In between his employment at Magee, he was employed by the Kawneer, Corp. Bloomsburg for several years. He was a lifelong member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Bloomsburg.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Gordon Eyerly.
Richard is survived by a son, Mark Eyerly, and his wife Kathleen of Downingtown and a daughter, Marilyn, wife of Robert Lockard, Narvon; four grandchildren: Isabella Eyerly, Katherine Eyerly, Kevin Lockard, Heather Lockard and his former wife of 50 years, Patricia (Kile) Eyerly of Gordonville.
Private services will be held. Interment will be in Elan Memorial Park, Lime Ridge.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home, 325 Market St., Bloomsburg.
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