Richard R. Kauffman, 83, of U.S. HWY 522 South, Strodes Mills, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2023 at his home.
Born Dec. 30, 1939 in Mattawana, he was a son of the late Calvin R. and Mary Margaret (Huffman) Kauffman. His wife, Shirley P. (Sunderland) Kauffman, whom he married Dec. 6, 1957, survives.
Also surviving are: three children, Jeffrey L. Kauffman and wife Deana of Strasburg, Virginia, Lorraine K. Ritchey and husband James of Strodes Mills, Troy E. Kauffman of Strodes Mills; five siblings, Shirley "Jean" Adams of Mattawana, Connie Grove and husband Melvin of McVeytown, Donald Kauffman and wife Cheryl of McVeytown, Bradley "Doc" Kauffman and wife Ann of Ryde, Sandra "Sue" Kauffman of Lewistown; seven grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was an infant daughter, Pamela Jane Kauffman; and four siblings, Robert "Peanut" Kauffman, William "Bill" Kauffman, Linda Grove, and Betty Price.
He was employed as a truck driver for many years before retiring from PennDOT.
An avid hunter, fisherman, and trapper, he was a member of the Sand Flat Camp in Licking Creek.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wed., March 15, 2023 at Harshbarger Funeral Home, 3 South Market St., McVeytown, with his brother, Bradley "Doc" Kauffman officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown.
A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at the funeral home.
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