Richard Bohner Jr. of Ranger, North Carolina, previously of Peachtree, passed away Easter Sunday, April 4th, at his home.
Richard was born in Cleveland, Ohio the second of 7 children. His professional life dealt in credit and collections where he worked zealously to help those in debt to pay their outstanding bills.
Richard was a fun loving man who enjoyed cooking, baking, cleaning and most of all working outside maintaining his property. He was an accomplished pianist from a youn age. Mastering the classics he also enjoyed popular music filling the home with beautiful music. He learned all this as a child and continued until his illness made it impossible.
Richard lived the Catholic faith in all aspects of his life. He loved his family and moved to Florida to care for both his parents until their passing.
Richard then moved to Murphy in 2000 to leave the heat of Florida and not return to the snow and cold of Ohio. Most of his time was spent outside enjoying nature and being a good caretaker of the gifts God had bestowed on him.
He was born November 11, 1948, the son of the late Lawrence and Claire Bohner. Richard was also preceded in death by his brother Michael Bohner and sister Madeleine Veach (Greg) as well as his neices Christine Fedderson and Jessica Bohner. He is survived by his wife Mary Ann, brothers Mark Bohner (Sandra) and James Matero and sisters Claire Kochik (George) and Patty Carter (Jerry) as well as 6 nieces, 6 neohews, great nieces and nephews.
Funeral mass in Latin will be held Saturday, April 10th, 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 4129 Superior Avenue in Downtown Cleveland. Interment will follow at Holy Cross cemetery in Brook Park, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, family requests that memorials be made in the name of Richard Bohner Jr. to Good Shepherd Hospice, 75 Medical Park Lane, Suite C, Murphy, NC 28906
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