Richard A. Horvath
August 23, 1947 – December 7, 2018
Richard A. Horvath, 71, passed away on December 7, 2018, surrounded by family and loved ones.
Born in South Bend, Indiana, on August 23, 1947, he is the son of Louis A. and Joyce Horvath. He graduated from Riley High School, class of 1965. Following graduation, he served in the United States Air Force from 1965-1972.
Richard is survived by his mother, Joyce Horvath; his son Travis Horvath (Tara J.) and daughter Tara Ann Horvath; grandchildren, Hunter Horvath (Tori), Maxwell Horvath, and Parker Horvath;
great grandchildren, Braelyn and Kylah; siblings, Bonnie Dietl (Jerry) and Sharon Wentworth; and nephews, Ken Dietl (Vicky), Jeff Dietl (Michelle), and nieces, Debbie Tate (Darren), and Marcie Wentworth (James); as well as great nieces and nephews. Richard was preceded in death by his father, Louis A. Horvath, and grandson, Ryan Chapkin. Richard enjoyed landscaping and caring for his beautiful yard. He was a member of the great Green View North neighborhood where he made many friends and had a lot of fun. He will be remembered for his quick wit, rambunctiousness, and wild humor. He loved to play jokes and have fun with family, friends, and neighbors. His infectious laugh will be remembered by all who knew him.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 13, 2018, at Bubb’s Funeral Home, 3910 N. Main Street, Mishawaka, Indiana, 46545. The visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the start of the service. Memorial donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Center for Hospice, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.