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Saturday, March 19, 2016

Richard F. Soules, 82, of Route 446, Eldred, PA

Korean War Vet
Richard F. Soules

Richard F. Soules, 82, of Route 446, Eldred, PA passed away Thursday (March 17, 2016) at Sena Kean Manor following a brief illness.

Born Jan. 11, 1934, in Eldred, Pa., he was the son of John and Hazel Lamb Soules. On Oct. 28, 1989, he married Rose M. Vandermark, who survives.

Mr. Soules attended Eldred area schools and later joined the Navy in 1950. He served on the U.S.S. Missouri during the Korean War. 

He lived in Colorado for 10 years before returning to the Eldred area in 1970. He owned and operated Dick’s Body and Fender Shop until August 2015.

He was a life member of VFW Post 2092 of Eldred, American Legion Post 887 of Eldred, and Northern Star Lodge No. 555 of Duke Center.

Surviving in addition to his wife are one daughter, Kathy (Greg) Bucher of Savona, N.Y.; one sister, Erma (Perry) Vandixon of Siloam Springs, Ark.; one grandson, one granddaughter, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debra Soules; four brothers, and three sisters.

At Mr. Soules’ request there will be no services held.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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Anonymous said...

The very best neighbor I ever had. Dick will be missed.

Anonymous said...

George Finster says; Only met him a couple times, always willing to help anyone. Sorry for your loss Rose.