Richard W. Best, 81, of Seneca, PA. , died at 5:22 A.M. Monday Nov. 23, 2020 at Oakwood Heights in Oil City after an extended illness.
Born Feb. 28, 1939 in Knox, PA., he was the son of the late
Dana & Dorothy McKinsey Best.
Richard was a graduate of Keystone High School and attended Clarion University.
He was married on July 3, 1969 in Franklin to the former Helen M. Eichner and she survives.
Dick worked as a supervisor for Joy Manufacturing.
He was a member of the Izaak Walton and enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by five children
Michael Zimmermann of New Holland, PA.
James Zimmermann & his wife Diane of Barberton, OH
Timothy Best & his wife Joyce of Knox, PA.
Patrick Best of Emlenton
Rick Best & his wife Lisa of New Holland, PA.
Michael, Zachariah, Cassidy, Elaine, Nathan, Robert and Nicole and Evelyn
Harold Best & his wife Linda of Franklin
He is also survived by a step sister
and his stepsisters' husband Thomas Runyan
and brother in law Tom Eichner and his wife Marilyn
He was preceded in death by two daughters in law Heleane Zimmermann and Laurie Best and by his step sister Ruth Runyan and sister in law Mary Steffee
There will be no viewing or visitation.
Services will take place at the convenience of the family.
Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.
In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oakwood Heights 10 Vo-Tech Dr. Oil City, PA. 16301
The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
The family would like to send a special Thank You to the Oakwood Heights Staff who took such wonderful care of Richard.
Condolences may be sent at www.reinselfuneralhome.com
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