Richard H. Lymburner, of Lewiston, died Wednesday in Mount St. Mary's Hospital after a short illness. He was 64.
Born in Niagara Falls, he graduated from Trott Vocational High School. He attended the school of architecture at Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
In February 1964, he joined the U.S. Army and was stationed in the Medical Corps in Stuttgart, Germany, until 1966. After the service, he became a production parts illustrator with Precision Metalsmith in Euclid, Ohio.
Mr. Lymburner returned to Niagara Falls in the late 1960s and was employed by Carborundum, and later with Saint Gobain in the research and development division. He was involved in general drafting and design functions in mechanical, process piping, equipment layout and installation. He also presented charts and graphs including illustrations for publication of technical papers and drawings for patent applications. He retired from Saint Gobain in 2001.
Surviving are his wife of 28 years, the former Barbara E. Cook; a daughter, Melissa of Philadelphia; two stepdaughters, Carole Carli of Niagara Falls and Jennifer Murphy of Lockport; two stepsons, James T. Carli of Niagara Falls and David Cox of Lancaster; and 10 grandchildren.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.