Richard Douglas Schebel

March 17, 1937 - July 08, 2014 

Richard Douglas Schebel

March 17, 1937 - July 08, 2014 

Obituary for Richard Douglas Schebel

Richard Douglas Schebel, born March 17, 1937 in Rome, passed away at Bethany Gardens on July 8, 2014. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schebel of South Jay St., in Rome. Richard attended Transfiguration School and church, and graduated from St. Aloysius Academy in 1954. He joined the US Air Force in 1955, and served as a Medical Administrative Specialist. He was an active member of the Air Force Reserves from 1958-1979, and retired with an E7 grade.
Richard worked as a machine operator for Pettibone from 1965-1983, and then as a machinist with the Air Force Research Laboratories at Griffiss Air Force Base from 1984-2002. He retired to his home in 2002, where he had lived for 42 years.
Mr. Schebel is survived by his children, Linda D. Schebel, of Wyndmoor, PA, Richard P. Schebel, of Oneida, and Michael J. Schebel, of Westmoreland; two brothers, Joseph Schebel, of Calabash, NC, and Michael Schebel, of Rome; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Friday at 12:30pm at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00pm at Transfiguration Church with the Rev. Paul Angelicchio officiating. Interment will take place in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday from 4:00-7:00pm.

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