Brian L. Reichart, 55, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 3, 2023, following a courageous battle with cancer, at Hospice & Community Care in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania. He was the beloved husband of Lela S. (Mummert) Reichart for 27 years and loving father to Ryder L. Reichart and Artem T. Reichart.
Born February 24, 1968, in Hanover, Brian was the son of Margaret A. (Miller) Reichart of New Oxford, and the late Thomas L. Reichart.
He was a 1986 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, and a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in New Oxford. Brian was a 1990 graduate of Millersville University where he participated in ROTC and played varsity football. He served in the U.S. Army at Ft. Benning, in the Mechanized Infantry Unit, served as an Army Ranger and Airborne; and was a Captain in the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard at Arlington National Cemetery where he led more than 100 funeral processions.
He was employed by Amazon where he spent nearly 18 years in leadership roles, exemplifying core principles and influencing the success of his various teams. He was also employed at Yellow Buttercup Farms, was a member of New Oxford Social & Athletic Club, and was a supporter of youth athletics and Delone Catholic sports.
A mentor both professionally and personally, Brian seized every opportunity to teach and share practical guidance with his sons and the many young people fortunate to spend time on the family farm and surrounding woodland. An avid outdoorsman, he graciously shared his passion and knowledge of nature, wildlife, and stewardship.
In addition to Brian’s wife, two sons, and mother, he is survived by a sister, Carolyn R. Strickland and her husband Elliott of Williamsport, two brothers, Mark L. Reichart and his wife Christie McSherrystown, and Blane L. Reichart and his wife Michelle of Hanover, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Following cremation, friends will be received on Thursday, April 6, 2023, from 4-8 PM at Feiser Funeral Home, Inc, 302 Lincoln Way West, New Oxford, with prayers at 8 PM. Burial, with military honors, will be on Saturday, April 8, 2023, at 9 AM at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, New Oxford. Memorial contributions may be made to Roots For Boots, PO Box 213, New Oxford, PA 17350 at www.rootsforboots.com. Memories may be shared at www.feiserfuneralhome.com.
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