June 6, 1935 - June 18, 2018
Richard (Dick) Murray Lenhart, 83, died peacefully at home June 18th, 2018. He was born June 8, 1935 in Mt. Pleasant, PA and is predeceased by his parents J. Donald Lenhart and Blossom M. Lenhart, his former wife Margaret H. Lenhart, and his brother James D. Lenhart. He is survived by his wife Leah Kay (Landon) Lenhart, daughters Lisa (Hong) Choy, Lori (Randy) Barski, and Leigh Ann (Kevin) O'Shell, stepson Edward(Barbara) Besley, stepdaughter Shari (Chris) Withey, stepson Bart (Sharon) Besley, stepson Randy (Danielle) Besley and stepson Michael (Deborah) Besley. Dick had many grand and great-grandchildren. From 1953-1957 he served in the U.S. Airforce as an Airman 1st Class. Dick graduated from Waynesburg University, PA with a BS in Education and received a MS in Education and Psychology from Edinboro University, PA. Upon completion of his BS degree, he began his career as an educator teaching mathematics and psychology in Astabula, OH and then moved to Elmira to work as a high school guidance counselor at Elmira Free Academy from 1970-1991. Dick was a member of Morrison United Methodist Church in Leesburg, FL and was an avid golfer, bowler and outdoors man. He enjoyed dancing with his beloved wife Kay and will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, and friend gifted with the art of conversation and whit. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 11 am, located at The Journey Center, 116 Breesport Rd, Horseheads, NY 14845. A committal service will follow at Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The First Tee of Corning, NY (https://www.thefirstteecorning.org/donate/) or the charity of your choice in Dick’s honor. Online condolences may be sent at pagetheusfuneralhome.com. Arrangements under the care of Page-Theus Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Richard (Dick) Murray Lenhart, 83, died peacefully at home June 18th, 2018. He was born June 8, 1935 in Mt. Pleasant, PA and is predeceased by his parents J. Donald Lenhart and Blossom M. Lenhart, his former wife Margaret H. Lenhart, and his... View Obituary & Service Information
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