Rick A. Yeager, 62 of 60 Hickory Lane, Locust Gap went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday March 17, 2020 surrounded by his loving family after a courageous seven month battle with glioblastoma brain cancer.
Born in Sayre he was the son of the late Raymond Yeager and Geraldine (Kreisher) Yeager who survives.
Rick attended Southern Columbia High School and graduated from Columbia-Montour Vo Tech in 1975.
He had been employed as an autobody technician until his retirement.
He was married on November 24, 1990 to Mare (Kane) Yeager who survives.
Rick loved fishing in local streams, planting in his vegetable garden and scrapping. He was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan. Most of all he loved spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren, Hayley and Nick.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are one son, Tyler Yeager and his wife Jordan; two daughters, Julie Smith and her fiancé Jeremy Strausser, and Angie Smith and her wife Sarah; two grandchildren, Hayley and Nick Kirby; two sons from his first marriage, Rick Yeager, Jr. and his wife Lori and Ryan Yeager, seven grandchildren and one great granddaughter all of Texas; one brother, Jim Yeager and his wife Marie; one sister, Donna Yeager, several nieces and nephews.
Religious services will be held on Monday, March 23rd 2020 at 7:00 pm with the Pastor Tim Perry, officiating in the Joseph J. Stutz, Inc. Funeral Home, 40 South Market Street, Mt. Carmel, Joseph J. Stutz, III, Supervisor. A visitation will be held on Monday evening from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home. To leave a condolence for the family, please sign the guestbook at www.stutzfuneralhome.com.