Richard R. Clymer, of Trumbauersville, passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 3, 2019, in Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township. He was 86.
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He was the beloved husband of Patricia Ann (Psonak) Clymer for 57 years.
Born in Quakertown, he was the son of the late William and Martha (Russel) Clymer.
Mr. Clymer was a U.S. Army veteran, having served stateside during the 1950’s.
A transmission auto mechanic for 10 years at the former Cummings Buick, Quakertown, Richard had been employed from 1975 until his retirement in 2001 at Bracalente Manufacturing Company, Trumbauersville.
An avid classic cars collector and restorer, Richard had also built and flown model airplanes. He also especially enjoyed his weekly Sunday group gatherings and rides with other motorcycle enthusiasts and his Saturday morning “Breakfast Club” gatherings at the Quakertown Diner.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Clymer is survived by his cousins, Edward J. Smola, Jr. and his wife, Maria, of Sellersville, and Helen (Smola) Roberson; numerous nieces and nephews; and a sister-in-law, Frances Wilgus, of Mickleton, NJ.
He was preceded in death by an infant sister; four brothers, Lloyd, William, Harold, and Leroy; and a brother-in-law, Robert A. Wilgus.
A visitation will be held from 9 to 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, November 12, in St. Agnes Catholic Church, 445 North Main Street, Sellersville, PA 18960, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in the adjoining parish cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mr. Clymer’s name may be made to the church at the address above.