He was born in West Wyoming, son of Alberta Atherholt Judge Iverson of Nicholson and the late Richard Clark Judge.
Richard had been formerly worked as a self-employed painter. He attended the East lemon United Methodist Church.
Richard was a Vietnam Army Veteran and he received the Vietnam Service Medal with Four Bronze Service Stars, The Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with Palm Unit Citation Badge, Republic of Vietnam Silver Actions Medal, 1st Class Unit Citation Badge, National Defense Medal, and the Vietnam Combat Medal.
He was a member of Nicholson American Legion Post #953, a member of the Nicholson Sons of the American Legion, and Elk Mountain VFW Post #8488.
Richard is also survived by two daughters, Rebecca Judge of Nicholson and Sarah Judge of Minot, N.D.; a sister, Cindy Hallock of Nicholson; two brothers, Charles Judge of Pottstown and David Judge of West Wyoming; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. from the Charles H. Litwin Funeral Home, 91 State Street, Nicholson, with services by Pastor Margaret M. McCarty of the East Lemon United Methodist Church.
Interment will be held in the Nicholson Cemetery with military honors by Nicholson American Legion Post #953 and Elk Mountain VFW Post #8488.
Calling hours will held Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donation made be made to Nicholson American Legion Post #953, PO Box 334, Nicholson, PA 18446.