Richard F Proper, 90, of North Syracuse, passed away April 24, 2021. Richard was born in Utica, New York on July 1, 1930 to the late Floyd and Elnora Proper. He first served in the Army National Guard and then retired from Cooper Crouse-Hinds after 42 years as a maintenance supervisor. Richard enjoyed bowling, golf and Syracuse University Sports of all kinds (GO SU!!). He is survived by his wife of 46 years Irene Proper, his brother, John (Irene) Proper; sister, Yvonne/Bonnie (Joseph) Fuller; children Steven (Paulette) Proper; Cheryl (Robert) Harvard; Keith (Ginny) Proper; Leslie Proper; Ronald Proper; 13 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents Floyd and Elnora Proper, his son Rick Proper; brother, Floyd (Ruth) Proper; sisters, Grace McAllister, and Judy Mosher.
A Visitation will be held on Thursday, April29, 2021 from 5- 7 PM at Traub Funeral Home, Central Square. A Graveside Service will take place on Friday, April 30, 2021 in the Hillside Cemetery, Central Square. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in his honor.
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