Raymond Eugene “Pete” Naugle, 81, Mount Union, passed away Nov. 12, 2019, at Mount Nittany Hospital with his family by his side.
Born at home Oct. 20, 1938, in Mount Union, he was the son of the late Raymond Zane Naugle and Madeline Anne (Swope) Naugle. He was united in marriage to the former Hulda Louise Love. His loving wife of 50 years preceded him in death.
He is survived by six daughters, Brenda Kay Cummins and husband, Bertis, Spring Mills, Donna Rae Naugle and partner, Terry Mohney, Gilbert, Arizona, Josie Mae Park and husband, Ralph Park, Mount Union, Lucinda Faye Naugle, Roswell, Georgia, Lisa Gay Beeler, Mount Union and Ronda Jaye Buker, Peoria, Arizona; grandchildren, Alesha, Gregory, Rachel, Chelsea, Emily, Samantha, Bertis Aaron, Brenton, Colson and Cassidy; and great-grandchildren, Reagan, Collin, Lilly, Hazel, Sophie and Retta.
A sister, Madelyn Fix, Bedford, also survives.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, Nelson Raymond Baker, and brother-in-law, Terry Fix.
Dedicated to supporting the local community, Mr. Naugle served as a volunteer firefighter and a councilman for Mount Union Borough. He was a proud member of the Free and Accepted Masons Mount Union Lodge 688, serving two terms as Worshipful Master; Valley of Harrisburg Consistory AASR, Jaffa Shrine, and the Juniata Valley Forest 88 Tall Cedars of Lebanon. He was also a lifelong supporter of the Republican Party.
His professional career included sales and maintenance supervisory roles with various clothing manufacturers. He retired from SCI Huntingdon in 2003.
Remembered by family and friends as a self-made man, Mr. Naugle combined his vast knowledge and expertise in renovation and restoration with his real estate interest and provided housing opportunities to local residents.
He will be remembered by family as a stern, but devoted father, who raised his six girls to be honest, kind and independent with a family-first approach to life.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, at the Heath-Anderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 61 E. Shirley St., Mount Union, with Joe Barrett, officiating. Interment will be at the IOOF Cemetery, Rockhill.
Friends and family will be received from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, at the funeral home, where a Masonic memorial service will be conducted by the Mount Union Lodge at 5 p.m. There will also be a visitation one hour prior to the service Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation.