Alan B. Reckard, 72, of Dighton, formerly of Taunton, passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at the Seasons Hospice Center in Milton.
He was born in Taunton, the son of the late Kenneth and Elsie (Wise) Reckard. He was a graduate of Taunton High School and then earned his Bachelor's degree in Physical Education from UMASS Amherst. Alan served in the Massachusetts Army National Guard. Mr. Reckard served the City of Taunton as a firefighter for over twenty-five years, retiring several years ago as a lieutenant. He was a member of the I.A.F.F. Local #1391 Alan enjoyed watching old western movies, jeopardy, collecting books, studying history and playing pool.
Survivors are his two sons: Aaron K. Reckard and his fiancé Amy Poole of Taunton; and Derek J. Reckard of Taunton; a brother: David Reckard of Florida; along with several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Mark Reckard.
Calling Hours for Mr. Reckard will be held on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 4-7pm in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
AUG 9. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780
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