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Richard N. Tomb
August 31, 2023
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Richard Neal Tomb, a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He died following a stroke on August 31, 2023, in Sarasota, Florida at age 99. He was the son of J.B. Tomb and Cora Pearl (Miller)Tomb, born on March 20, 1924. He graduated Homer City High School class of 1942 and was very proud of having 4 years of letters in basketball, as well as being on a championship team. He served in the US Navy in the Pacific Front during World War II, on the LSM 460. When her returned home, he married Jean Altemus on October 29, 1946; they spent 76 years together until Jean died on December 11, 2022. They were blessed with 2 sons, Richard Clyde Tomb and Dennis Neal Tomb, who passed away in 2005. Rick has two children, Jessica Duffy of Brentwood NH and Benjamin Tomb of Denver, CO. Dennis had three children, Autumn (Tomb) LaRotunda, Brandi (Tomb) Turcovsky, and Charles Tomb. His grandchildren are Colin and Liam Duffy, Joey and Summer LaRotonda and Sloane Turcovsky. Dick was a devoted family man and was an active member of Hebron and Penn Hills United Presbyterian Churches, serving as Elder and Deacon over the years. He drove truck for most of his life, mostly for Exxon, and loved all his cars. After he retired, he was active in several golf and bowling leagues, often as treasurer or secretary. Though he died at his son’s home in Florida, he lived in Homer City, Brush Valley, and Penn Hills Pennsylvania for most of his life, as well as in Beatty Point Independent Living. Funeral Services will be Held at TRENZ FUNERAL HOME, INC., 11110 Frankstown Road, Penn Hills, PA on Saturday September 9, 2023, at 10 AM. Interment to follow at Brush Valley United Methodist Cemetery, Brush Valley, PA