Richard O. Fleeger, 93, of Saxonburg, was called home to be with our Lord God on Sunday, January 9, 2022. He passed peacefully at Good Samaritan Hospice in Wexford.
He was born November 15, 1928, the son of the late Oscar Fleeger and Grace (Renick) Fleeger.
He was the youngest of nine children. He was proud to have served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He retired from the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad after 35 years, where he was a clerk. He like his mother, had a green thumb. He enjoyed working in his vegetable garden and many flower beds. When in his 80’s he had to stop his gardening but he continued to grow beautiful flowers in his home. He loved cats and adopted a handful of strays.
He leaves behind his son, Terry (Karen) Fleeger, daughter Shayron (Bobby) Burton, four step children, Nancy Weber, Danny Faulx, Jeffery Rhodes and Susan Holibaugh. He had fourteen grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wives, Betty (Cottrill) Fleeger and Audrey (Rhodes) Fleeger, seven brothers and two sisters
Friends will be received at Young Funeral Home, Ltd., 127 W. Jefferson St., Butler, on Friday, January 14, 2022 from 2-4 & 6 until time of service at 7 PM with Rev. Jim Lewis officiating.