YOUNGSVILLE - Richard Luckwaldt, 73, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2006 at Britthaven Nursing Center in Louisburg. A memorial service celebrating his life was conducted at 1 p.m Thursday Dec. 21 at Hope Lutheran Church in Wake Forest with Pastor Preston Wagner officiating.

He was born in Woodville, Wis., son of the late Minnie Albrighton Luckwaldt and Reinhold Luckwaldt. He was retired from IBM and was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.

Surviving: his wife, JoAnn Luckwaldt; sons, Jay Luckwaldt (Amy), Tim Luckwaldt (Chris), Jon Luckwaldt (Tami); two granddaughters; two brothers and two sisters.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to charity of one’s choice.

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Wake Forest.