Richard "Rick" Henry Harakal

April 17, 1947 ~ October 30, 2021 (age 74)


Bennettsville, SC

Richard “Rick” Henry Harakal Passed Away Peacefully in His Sleep on October 30, 2021, At the Age Of 74 At His Home in McColl, South Carolina.

Born April 17,1947 in Farrall Pennsylvania, “Rick” Was the Son of Henry Herman Harakal and Rachel Ann Busholski. “Rick Was a Navy Man, A Constable, Business Owner, Member of The Human Society, And Volunteer Fire Fighter. “Rick’s” Passion Was Car Restoration and Building Vehicles Better Than the Factory. He Built Conversion Vans for Johnny Cash the Country Singer. He Loved His Animals and Love to Spend with His Wife Doing Things Around the House and Loved Listening to Music.

He Moved to The Plantation House in McColl SC Where He Converted the Large Barn Area into A Garage & Paint Shop Where He Continued His Passion for Building & Restoring Cars & Trucks.

 “Rick” Was Preceded in Death by His Parents Henry Herman Harakal & Rachel Ann Harakal.

He Is Survived by His Wife Paula Harakal, Daughter Jennifer, Stepdaughters Melissa, Tammy, George, And Grandchildren Anthony, Matthew, Nick, Helena, And Two Great Grandchildren, Also His Pets Scruffy, Kitty-Kitty, His Dog And Knothead His Bird.   

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at Wallace Church of The Nazarene 3610 Hwy 177 Wallace SC 29596. 

***Due to COVID-19 and the recommendations set forth by the CDC and local governments we ask that all attendees please abide by the social distancing guidelines and wear proper facial coverings.***

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Memorial Service
November 3, 2021

4:00 PM
Wallace Church of the Nazarene
Wallace, South Carolina 29596

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