Harold P. Rich

Harold P. Rich, 94, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2019, at 9:09 a.m. at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mr. Rich graduated from Lancaster High School in 1943. He worked at Caswell Runyan from 1946 to 1952, at Utah Electronics from 1952 to 1960, where he was chief engineer for the last four years; then worked at Pyle Industries as chief engineer from 1960 to 1989. He was a member of Mt. Etna United Methodist Church and Warren Tractor Club.

He was born Jan. 29, 1925, in Huntington County to Ralph B. and Agnes N. Ward Rich. He married Mary L. Landrum on May 10, 1944, in Huntington County; and she prreceded him in death on Feb. 6, 2010.

Surviving are two daughters, Judy Malchin of Wheaton, IL, and Carol (Terry) Schoeff, of Huntington; a son, Don (Connie) Rich, of Huntington; eight grandchildren, Thomas Andrew, Scott (Pam) Andrew, Michele (Tom) Strickland, Julie (Greg) Ramp, Brad (Mindy) Schoeff, Lisa Strine, Jason (Anna) Rich and Tyler (Amy) Rich; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Calling is Friday, Oct.11, 2019, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Deal-Rice Funeral Home-Huntington Chapel, and Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. preceding the 10 a.m. funeral service at the funeral home. Rev. Michael Gallant will officiate. Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory, Huntington County.

Memorials are to Mt. Etna United Methodist Church Capitol Improvement Fund, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.