Jan 28, 1955 – Nov 9, 2020
Richard L. Matt, 65, of Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Robert J. and Jane L. (Endress) Matt. Surviving are his companion of 41 years, Tammy Leighty; a step-daughter, Holly J. Barry of Altoona; a grandson, Dylan (Kelsey); and a great-grandson, Mason; a brother, James of Altoona; a sister-in-law, Melissa Erickson and husband, John; and several nieces and nephews. Dick was preceded in death by siblings, Valerie, Pam, and William Matt.
He graduated from Altoona Area High School in 1973, and retired from the AASD as a custodian. Dick was a life-member of the Bavarian Aid Society, and a former member of Gesseytown and Greenwood Volunteer Fire Companies. Dick enjoyed spending time with his family and watching football and game shows.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Cremation service by Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg.
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