Richard Auker, 71, worked at Ready-mix Concrete, outdoosman, enjoyed yard sales

By on November 30, 2016

Richard A. Auker, 71, Rothsville, died at home Nov. 23, 2016.

Born in East Cocalico Township, a son of the late Allen C. and Ida Mae (Bush) Auker, he was married to Beverly R. (Adair) Auker for 53 years.

Richard worked for Ready-mix Concrete, Lancaster, and was a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Congregational Church, Rothsville; Reamstown Athletic Association; and the I.O.O.B. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and was active with yard sales.

Also surviving are his daughters: Tracy Auker, at home; Beth Auker: Ephrata; and Denise, married to William Geibel, Rothsville; and grandchildren: Trisha and Billy Geibel.

He was preceded in death by his siblings: Fern M. Eller, Ruth Ann Gaus, Betty Jane Slates, Harold E. Auker, and Ronald Lee Auker.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, Dec. 1, at 10 a.m., from Good Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, Reamstown, with the Rev. Dr. Kenneth H. Miller officiating. Burial will follow in Center Union Cemetery, East Earl. Viewings will be Wednesday, Nov. 30, from 6 to 8 p.m.; and Thursday, from 9:30 to 10 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, consider a contribution to St. Paul’s E.C. Church, 2120 Main St., Lititz, PA 17543.

Arrangements were handled by Good Funeral Home, Reamstown. Online condolences may be given at

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