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TACAMO Fallen - Richard C. McIntyre VQ-4

September 21, 1950 ~ January 28, 2020

Richard C. McIntyre of Little Genesee, passed away Tuesday (January 28, 2020) at the Rochester General Hospital, surrounded by his family.

Born September 21, 1950 in Borger, TX., he was the son of the late, William and Shirley Cochran McIntyre.  On May 6, 1972 at St. Mary of the Angels Church, in Olean, he married Ann Glover, who survives.

Richard was a graduate of Olean High School, class of 1969.  He retired as Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy, serving from 1969-1993.  During his military career, he was the recipient of numerous of medals, ribbons, and commendations.

After retirement, he enjoyed woodworking and hunting.  He truly loved spending time outdoors and riding his four-wheeler around his property.

In addition to his wife, Richard is survived by two daughters; Kathy (Jay) Osier of Florida and Deborah (Master Gunnery Sgt., Michael Young) Young of Mississippi; five grandchildren; Shawn Young, Sr. Airman Jacob Young, Bryce Young, Staff Sgt. Chad (Samantha) Osier and Sr. Airman Katelyn Osier; one brother, William (Ann) McIntyre of Fredonia; two sisters, Sue (Glen) Econopoly of Washington, NC and Emily (Rod) Harris of Eldred, PA; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by an infant sister, Jeannie McIntyre.

Family will received friends at the Guenther Funeral Home, Inc., on Saturday (February 1, 2020). Burial was at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Bolivar.

Memorials if desired, may be made to the American Legion of your choice.  Online condolences may be made at


TCVA extends its sympathy and prayer for peace to Richard C. McIntyre's family and friends during this time of the passing. 


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