Richard C. Pilcher, 45, died Saturday (Oct. 12, 2002) at Community Hospital of McCook.
He was born June 29, 1957, to Charles E. and Rachel M. (Shaffer) Pilcher. He grew up in McCook and was a 1976 graduate of McCook High School. He graduated from McCook College in 1978 and from Kearney State College in 1982.
He entered the U.S. Army and served at Ft. Riley, Kan. He spent his life in McCook.
He was a member of the Boy Scouts and received the Eagle Scout Degree and the God and Country Award.
Survivors include his parents, Charles and Rachel Pilcher of McCook; one sister, Coralee Pilcher of Boston, Mass.; four brothers, Edward Pilcher and wife, Louise of Ft. Morgan, Colo., Lloyd Pilcher and wife, Cindy and Carroll Pilcher all of Seattle, Wash. and Ronald Pilcher and wife, Roxanne of Westchester, Ohio.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, 10 a.m., at the First Congregational Church in McCook with the Rev. Rod Church and the Rev. Stan Hendershot officiating. Interment will be in the Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell.
Memorials may be given in his name and friends may call at the funeral home.
Herrmann Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.