Richard S. Best, Sr., 61, of West Sunbury, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at his residence.
He was born November 26, 1957 in Butler, the son of the late C.W. “Jim” Best and Lois (Flynn) Best.
Rick had attended North Main St. Church of God. He was a retired foreman from Ervin Industries after 35 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, shooting guns, going to his camp, the Lady Luck Lodge. He also enjoyed watching the Steelers and Penguins but most of all going on vacations with his family and friends. He was a member of Victory Lodge # 694, Valley of New Castle Consistory, Syria Shrine, NRA and Waterfowl.
Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Lynne (Pepe) Best of West Sunbury, his daughter, Jessica Woessner of Butler, 2 sons, Richard S. Best Jr. of Turtle Point, PA, and Michael James Best of West Sunbury; his grandson, Rorke Alexander Best; his twin sisters, Sandy (Bill) Gamble of Butler and Sally (Dave) Settimio of Altoona, several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Friends will be received at Young Funeral Home, Ltd., 127 W. Jefferson St., Butler, on Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 2 PM until time of service at 4 PM with Rev. Jim Lewis officiating. Masonic service will be held at 3:30 PM.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the PA Game Commission, Waterfowl USA, or Syria Shrine Burn Unit.