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Richard (Jr.) McCracken

February 22, 1941 ~ June 13, 2019 (age 78)

Richard “Dick” James McCracken, Jr., 78, Indiana, formerly of Gray Station, Blairsville, passed away Thursday, June 13, 2019 while at St. Andrew’s Village.

The son of Richard and Helen (Smoker) McCracken, Sr., he was born February 22, 1941 in Latrobe, PA.

Dick was employed by PJAX Trucking Company for almost 50 years.  He was a member of the Dixonville Wesleyan Church and served in the Army National Guard for six years.  Dick enjoyed traveling with his wife.  He will be remembered as a loving husband and father.

Surviving is his wife, Linda S. (Heberling) McCracken, Indiana; sons, Lloyd “Jay” McCracken and his friend, Kelly, Latrobe and Douglas S. McCracken, Blairsville; granddaughter, Krystal Pizarchik and her husband, Clinton; 3 great-grandchildren, Emmett, Rosalina, and Camden; and many nieces and nephews.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Virginia McCracken; and brother, Ronald McCracken.

Friends will be received on Monday from 2 to 4p.m. and 6 to 8p.m. at the John A. Lefdahl Funeral Home.  An additional hour of viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday with a funeral service to immediately follow in the Lefdahl Chapel with Pastor Paul Wallace, officiating.

Interment in the Marion Center Cemetery will follow.


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