Richard A. "Hot Dog" Diehl of Jim Thorpe died Thursday June 25, 2020 in his residence surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Carol A. (Kern) Diehl to whom he was married 59 years this past May. Born in Egypt, on May 27, 1943, Richard was the son of the late Alton & Frances (Roth) Diehl. Richard was a truck driver for various companies in the Lehigh Valley, and was a member of Local 158 Labor Union for many years. He enjoyed deep sea fishing at the shore and spending time with his family.
Surviving in addition to his wife, daughters, Debra wife of Robert Ziegler, New Ringgold; Cheryl Ehret, Palmerton. Sisters, Loretta Lipositz, Northampton. Caroline wife of Dennis Frantz, Center Valley. Pre-deseased sister Mary Ellen Sharp. Grandchildren, Ryan Ziegler, Kyle Ziegler, Bradley Ehret, Brent Ehret. Great Grandchildren, Noah Ehret, Quintin Ziegler
Contributions: Carbon County Environmental Center, 151 East White Bear Dr. Summit Hill PA, 18250
Services are private, convenience of the family.
Arrangements are under the care of Harding Funeral Inc, Slatington
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