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Richard F. Weakland
October 20, 1951 ~ September 9, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old
Richard F. Weakland, 71, of Duncansville, passed away Saturday. He was born in Spangler, son of Regina Mae (Weakland) Peles. He married Alvin Zimmerman in 2014.
Surviving are his spouse of nine years; his mother; an aunt, Carole Weakland; and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by grandparents: Frank Valentine Weakland and Anna D. Presloid; two uncles: Valentine “Tine” Weakland and Francis “Sonny” Weakland; two aunts: Edna “Sis” Smolko and Anna Loraine “Bunny” Hancharik.
Richard graduated from Freehold Regional High School in 1969. After graduating, he moved back to the Altoona area where he attended college and received a degree in Business.
Richard began working for the shoe company Blair Co., which eventually became AIRWALK. With the partnership of Paul Yohn, they launched a new company called S.O.S. Richard retired from the venture in 2013.
Rick and his husband, Al enjoyed traveling and especially enjoyed being together at casinos.
Friends will be received from 10am to noon Saturday September 16, 2023, at Sorge Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., Hollidaysburg, where a memorial service will immediately follow at noon.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Mending Hearts Animal Rescue: 4771 E Loop Rd, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.