Richard “Ted" Metzler, 85, went to be with his Lord, Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Valley View Haven, Belleville, PA, after a very brief illness. He was the last of his immediate family and is survived by nieces and nephews.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Abram and Susan Denlinger Metzler. He served four years in the U.S. Navy, after which he was employed in various industries in California and Nevada. He retired in Montrose, CO and later moved back to his roots in Lancaster County, PA, residing in Leola for 20 years. More recently he came to live in Mifflin County to be close to his family. He enjoyed the outdoors, loved to hike and explore the trails of Colorado and PA.
A private burial was held at Eby Cemetery.