|10/15/2012 8:00:00 AM|
Richard L. Moyer
Aug. 5, 1935 - Oct. 12, 2012
Richard L. Moyer, 77, Akron, died at 9:20 a.m., Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, where he had been hospitalized since Oct. 6, 2012.
He was born Aug. 5, 1935 in Wabash County, to parents George and Barbara Kuhn Moyer.
He married Norma Leiter on Sept. 25, 1953. at Olive Branch Church of God, Roann. She survives.
He had worked at Peabody Manufacturing in North Manchester. He also was a farmer and had been a livestock trucker. Most recently he did custom lawn mowing.
He was a member of the Silver Creek Church of God. He enjoyed visiting with people and he loved watching the happenings of town from his chair on the front porch. He loved his dog named Lovey. In his earlier years he enjoyed racing trotting horses.
Survivors include his wife, Norma Moyer, Akron; two daughters, Denise Cody, Columbia City, and Theresa and husband Gary Ensign, Mentone; seven sons, Randy and wife Tina Moyer, Nappanee, Terry Moyer, Columbia City, Gary and wife Holly Moyer, Argos, Danny Moyer, Columbia City, Bob and Patty Moyer, Peru, Don and wife Tina Moyer, Nappanee, and Chris Moyer, North Manchester; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron, with Pastor Tom Craig officiating.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday Oct. 16, 2012 at the funeral home.
Burial is at Gaerte Cemetery, Macy.
Memorial contributions are open to the donor's choice.
Share a memory or send an online condolence at www.hartzlerfuneralservices.com.
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