Mr. Richard K. McAllister, 77

Mr. Richard K. McAllister, 77, formerly of Pittsburgh passed away on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 at Wesbury United Methodist Community in Meadville.

Richard was born on July 9, 1943 in Pittsburgh to the late Clyde and Hazel (Hamilton) McAllister. He married Sherry Stockman, after courting her for 5 years, on October 13, 1965.

He was a graduate of Wilkinsburg High School and Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster.

Richard was a Certified Public Accountant for 42 years and a Partner at KPMG until his retirement in 2003.

Richard and his wife Sherry enjoyed golfing and as a member of Oakmont Country Club he served on the finance committee and volunteered at several U.S. Opens. He also enjoyed fishing the intercostal waterways with his sons and grandchildren while wintering at Marco Island, FL.

He was a strong family man who loved traveling in the US and abroad with Sherry, their children and grandchildren. He loved to pack the car and routinely go to all his grandchildren’s sporting events and would get them started with equipment to succeed.

Richard is survived by his wife, Sherry McAllister, of Titusville; three sons, Dr. Scott (Donna) McAllister, of Titusville, Todd (Julie) McAllister, of Salisbury, Maryland, Ross McAllister of Thousand Oaks, California; six grandchildren, Brenan McAllister, of Philadelphia, Morgan McAllister a graduate student at Loyola University in Baltimore, Maryland, Maxwell McAllister a student at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, Katherine McAllister a student at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina, Kullen and Flynn McAllister of Thousand Oaks, California; and a brother, Clyde McAllister of Honolulu, Hawaii.

Private funeral services were conducted by the Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, PA 16354. If you would like to leave a condolence for the family go to

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.

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