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Richard "Rick" M. McElrath, 58, of East Butler Street, Mercer, died Wednesday evening, Oct. 18, 2017, of natural causes at home, where he resided with his companion, Donna Tasker.
Mr. McElrath was born Feb. 6, 1959, in Grove City to Richard and Marylyn McElrath.
Rick was employed by Cratty Roofing Co. and was a member of American Legion Post 159. He enjoyed playing cards, shooting pool, playing his harmonica and socializing with his many friends.
Surviving are three brothers, Keith (Marilyn) of Hermitage, Daniel (Donna) of Mercer, and Kevin (Michelle) of Pulaski; one sister, Paula Stevenson of Mercer; several nieces and nephews; his companion, Donna Tasker; and stepchildren, Ashley and Mike.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister, Pamela.
In lieu of flowers, donations for funeral costs may be sent to Daniel or Keith McElrath.

Richard "Rick" M., 58, of Mercer.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday (10-21-17) in SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1778 Perry Highway, Village of Leesburg, Volant.
Funeral service: 7 p.m. Saturday in the funeral home, with Rev. Rebecca Rosengarth officiating.
Published on October 19, 2017
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