Richard ‘Rick’ A. Bouder, 54, UGI worker, enjoyed outdoors, was Steelers fan, and one-of-a-kind

By on July 12, 2017

Richard “Rick” A. Bouder, 54, of Lancaster, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday afternoon, July 2, 2017, from injuries received in a work-related incident in Manor Township.

He was the husband of Kim D. (Wise) Bouder. They were married Dec. 9, 2000.

Rick was a mechanic III inspector for UGI, where he had worked the last 16 years. Following graduation, he had worked at Armstrong World Industries-Lancaster Floor Plant for 14 years. During high school, Rick worked at the former Bob’s Food Rite, King and Ann Streets.

Born Jan. 7, 1963, in Lancaster, he was the son of Shirley (Ryan) Shelly, of Ephrata; and the late Charles J. Bouder Sr., married to the late Pearl L. (Atland) Bouder.

He was a 1981 graduate of J. P. McCaskey. Rick enjoyed bowling and outdoor activities. He was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

Also surviving is his daughter: Danielle L., married to Travis Hornberger, of Ephrata; two grandchildren: Trinity and Adam; and four siblings: Charles J. Bouder Jr. married to Lisa of New Holland; Craig S. Bouder, married to Rebecca of Ephrata; Tina L., married to Clarence Lefever Jr. of Lancaster; and Jeff A. Bouder, married to Rebecca of Lancaster; his two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels: Parker and Lacey; and his UGI co-workers who were like family to Rick.

Rick will be lovingly remembered for being a one-of-a-kind, fun loving, dedicated, always putting others first and his contagious laugh and smile.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Rick’s celebration of life service to be held at New Life Assembly of God, 1991 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, on Friday morning, July 14, at 10 a.m. The family will receive friends at New Life Assembly of God on Thursday evening, July 13, between 6 and 8 p.m., and again on Friday morning between 9 and 10 a.m. The interment will be held in the Millersville Mennonite Cemetery, 435 Manor Ave., Millersville, on July 14, at 2 p.m. All are welcome to attend; meet at the cemetery.

Rather than flowers, the family asks that you take a moment to hug your spouse, child, grandchild, or friend, and walk in the woods for a moment, an hour, or a day. Time waits for no one.

To submit an online condolence, visit scheidfuneralhome.com. Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home, Lancaster, handled the arrangements.

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