Richard C. Garman
LANDISBURG – Richard C. Garman, 85, of Landisburg, formerly of Manchester, passed away, Sunday, January 2, 2022, at his home in Landisburg. He was the husband of Mary E. (Forry) Garman who he married 30 years ago on March 27, 1991.
Richard was born September 6, 1936, in Newberry Township and was the son of the late Chester R. Garman, Sr. and Ellen (Wilt) Garman.
He retired from the former MPSI (Mineral Processing Systems, Inc.) in York, now METSO. Following his retirement, he worked with his wife in “Mary’s Lawn Care” business. He was a former member of the Wago Club and attended New Birth New Life Ministries in York.
In addition to his wife, Richard is survived by his sons, Richard Garman of Virginia Beach, VA, and Todd Garman and his wife Cathy of DE; his daughters, Aconna Lee Robinson of Manchester and Dawn Blust and her husband Carl of Etters; his daughter-in-law, Denise Garman wife of the late John Garman; 12 grandchildren 18 great grandchildren; his brothers, Chester “Bud” Garman of Chambersburg, Donald Garman and his wife, Pat of Dover, Ted Garman and his wife, Lois of DE and Ervin “Sam” Garman and his wife, Diane of Manchester, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, John Garman; his infant daughter, Aleada Garman, granddaughter, Tarah Hunter and his brothers, Edison Wilt and John Garman.
His funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM, Monday, January 10, 2022, at Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 87 South Main Street, Mount Wolf. Viewing will be from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Stonybrook Mennonite Cemetery in York. Officiating at the service will be his friends and family, Pastors James Fahringer, Amy Dissinger and grandson, Matthew Melson.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail North, York, PA. 17406.
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