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Richard A. Bold

Dr. Richard A. Bold, D.C., 78, of Allentown, died suddenly on Dec. 23, 2020, in his home.

Born in Denver, Colo., he was a son of the late Arthur and Alice (Skoch) Bold.

He learned to fly at age 18, and later was a pilot for American Airlines.

He was drafted in 1966 as a pilot and assigned to the USS Constellation, flying S2F and A7 Corsair off the carrier.

He later became a police officer, working for the Culver City Police Department, and attended UCLA for pre-med.

He then served a second tour during the Vietnam War, and was stationed at Naval Air Station Lemoore.

He is a longtime member of Culver City Foshay Lodge 467 F&AM.

He became a chiropractor at Parker Chiropractic College, and moved to Pennsylvania in his early 30s.

He was a solo practitioner on Walbert Avenue and then on Tilghman Street, owning West End Chiropractic since 1993.

He once worked at the Olympics.

He was a chiropractor for the Allentown Police Department and the Allentown Fair for entertainers who requested care.

His services will be announced at a later date when it will be safe to gather.