Richard Joseph DeBolt

Oct. 14, 1933 Nov. 15, 2013

Richard Joseph DeBolt, 80, Ephrata, died Friday at Hospice and Community Care, Lancaster.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Clarence and Lillian (Reigh) DeBolt.

Surviving are his wife, Donna (Smith); four children: Bruce, Bryan, Patty Garcia and Paula Corrigan; four stepchildren: Amanda Groff, Brenda Little, John Halton Jr. and Thomas Halton; and two brothers: Donald and Robert.

Richard served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

At the family’s request, services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pathways Center for Grief & Loss, 4075 Old Harrisburg Pike, Mount Joy, PA 17552 (

Arrangements are by Auer Cremation Services of Pennsylvania Inc.