Richard L. Ursu, Sr., 75 of Bethlehem passed away on June 22, 2021 in Lower Nazareth. He rode off to heaven riding on his Harley and telling jokes along the way.
Richard was born in Bethlehem on September 25, 1945 son of the late Eli V. and Anna T. “Gerry” Ursu.
In 1979 and 1980, Richard was the back-to-back Veterans Men’s Pennsylvania State Roller Speed Skating Champion and cycling champion of the Tour of Wildwood. Richard worked for Martin Guitar, and then became a self-employed successful business entrepreneur.
Survivors: Son’s Richard L. Ursu, Jr. his wife Kylie, and their children Hayley, Lacey, and Chantilly. Brian E. Ursu his wife Christina and their children J’ana-Brielle, Devlin, Killian and Callahan. Sisters Mary Ann Ursu and Candance Rodgers. Brother Robert Ursu.
Arrangements: Private by Herron Funeral Homes, www.Herronfuneralhomes.com.