Richard Larry ìDickî Drumheller, USAF Ret., 72, of Hendersonville, NC, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, August 13, 2008 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.
Born in Trevorton, PA, he was the son of the late Andrew and Evelyn Heslop Drumheller. He was also preceded in death by his son, Jonathan Drumheller, who passed away in 2002.
A veteran of the Vietnam War, he served in the base operations of an Airborne Command Post. He had resided in Hendersonville since 2001.
He is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Nancy Goggins Drumheller of Hendersonville; his daughter, Sharon Murray and husband, James, of Herndon, VA; three grandchildren, Christopher and Amanda Drumheller of Dallas, TX and Ainslee Murray of Herndon, VA; and his nephew, Brian Goggins and wife, Lisa.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to their close friends and neighbors for their love and thoughtfulness, especially to their special friends, the Jones Family, Eileen Facciola, and to all the angels at the Elizabeth House.
A memorial service will be held at 10 AM Saturday, August 16, 2008, in the Kirby Memorial Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home. The Reverend Jane McKown will officiate.
Military Rites will be conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5206, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14. The family will receive friends at their home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Dick Drumhellersís name to Four Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, 571 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.
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