Richard A. Shannon, 86, of Dallas, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021, at The Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas.
Born in West Pittston, he was the son of the late Charles and Ethel Bennett Shannon and was a graduate of West Pittston High School.
Richard was in the garment industry, cutting and making wedding dresses. He was a member of Shavertown United Methodist Church.
He was also a member of George M. Dallas Masonic Lodge 531, F&AM, Irem Shrine, Keystone Consistory, Valley of Scranton. Richard was with the Legion of Honor, the clown and patrol units and was secretary of the patrol unit of Irem Shrine.
He was very active with the Pittston Little League as a coach. Some of his hobbies were hunting, fishing, and golf.
Richard was preceded in death by brothers, Frank Sr. and Robert Shannon.
Surviving are his wife, the former Beverly Race, at home; sister, Ethel Mae Sherman, Lykens; brothers, Charles Shannon Jr., Plains Twp.; Amos Shannon, Old Forge; and David Shannon, Dunmore; and numerous nieces and nephews.