Mr. Richie Gebauer, 51, of Salamanca, New York died Sunday evening, July 13, 2014 at Olean General Hospital, following a short illness.
Born December 22, 1962 in Salamanca, New York, he was the son of Nancy Woodworth Branam, stepfather, Billy Branam, both of Salamanca and the late Clinton Gebauer.
Mr. Gebauer attended Ellicottville Central School.
He had been employed with the City of Salamanca Department of Public Works, Highland Plastics, and worked at the Pyramid Inn.
He enjoyed working on automobiles, being on the water, and loved animals.
Surviving besides his mother are: 1 son, Clinton C. Gebauer, Salamanca, NY; 1 brother, Randy J. Gebauer, Salamanca, NY; 1 sister, Betty Jean Snodgrass, Decatur, TX.
He was predeceased by a brother, Andrew J. Gebauer.
Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York on Thursday, July 17, 2014 from 10 – 11 a.m. at which time funeral services will be held with Rev. Ken Doyle, pastor of Valley View Baptist Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Sunset Hill Cemetery, Ellicottville, New York
E-condolences can be sent to john @ orourke-orourke.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.