Richard Christ Tanczos, 73 of Basye, died Friday, July 18, 2014 at Sentara RMH Medical Center in Harrisonburg.
Mr. Tanczos was born August 24, 1940 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, son of the late Ignatz Edward and Catherine Rose Museler Tanczos.
He served in United States Navy.
He is survived by his wife Carol Tanczos whom he married February 7, 1976. Also surviving are a son Richard Tanczos, Jr. and his wife Kim of Alexandria, two daughters, Karen Lanham and her husband Rick of Leesburg and Kathleen Healey of Springfield; a sister, Joan Fox of Bath, Pennsylvania; a brother, Edward Tanczos of Bath, Pennsylvania; four grandchildren, Ashleigh Ewers, Payton Tanczos, Alex Lanham and Sydney Lanham; and two great grandchildren, Liam Healey-Wright and Caleigh Ewers.
Mr. Tanczos was preceded in death by a grandchild, Carol Lynne Healey.
A Memorial service will be Saturday, August 2 at 11 a.m. at the Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.
Memorial contributions may be made to RMH Heart and Vascular Center, 2010 Health Campus Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22801.