Richard Charles Borr

November 1, 1934 - October 3, 2013

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Richard Charles Borr, 78, of Downingtown, passed away Thursday, October 03, 2013 at his residence. He was the beloved husband to Sara Beyer Borr to whom he was married to for over 29 years.
Born November 1, 1934 in Pittsburgh, he was the son of the late Lawrence and Naomi Borr.
Mr. Borr grew up in Ben Avon, graduating valedictorian of the class of 1952, from Avon Worth High School. After High School he attended and graduated from Penn State University class of 1956 earning a degree in Chemical Engineering. After School he entered the United States Navy in January 1957 and served on the USS Antietam from February 1957 thru January 1960.
He spent his working career working in the plastic and Teflon industry. Working for DuPont, DE., LNP in Malvern, PA., and Mikro-Technik, in Miltenberg, Germany. Richard was also an lifetime memory of the NRA.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his children Rachael Sand and her husband Peter of Gaithersburg MD., Jessica Mandell of Richmond, VA., step-daughter Heather Harris and her husband Thomas of Worcester; step son Derek Race of Talkeetna, AK.; his grandchildren Gavin Sand, Isabella Mandell, Hunter, Sara, Shane, and Emily Harris, and Cassidy Race.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his military memorial service at 2PM on Friday, October 8, 2013 at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, RR #2, Annville, PA 17003-9618. Online condolences may be made to the family at