Richard “Moose” Friedrich

January 24, 1942 - February 28, 2024

01/24/1942 - 02/28/2024

Past Services

Saturday March 02, 2024
2:00 pm
Calvary Baptist Church
2501 Haywood Rd.
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Richard “Moose” Friedrich, age 82, of Hendersonville, North Carolina, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Pardee Hospital. Moose was born on January 24, 1942, in New Brunswick City, New Jersey and was the son of the late Richard Friedrich and Anna Senftleben. 


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by, two daughters, Patricia and Lynn; and one sister. 


Moose dedicated his life to hard work and service. He retired from Bildon, where he drove a truck for them. Moose also proudly served in the United States Army for three years, embodying the values of honor and dedication.


Moose is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Joyce Friedrich, as well as his children, Karen Shumacher (Robert), Sharon “B” Moody (Dennis), Cheryl Hoover, Krissy Wischow (Troy), and Kevin Hoover. 


Moose will be dearly missed by his grandchildren, Dennis Moody (Sylvia), Tiffany Moody, Blake Hoover (Paige), Dawn Stroud (Cody), Alexis Lovern (Nathan), Tyler Walker, Chase Hoover, Alyssa Wischow, Luke Wischow, Cameron Wischow, Justin Jackson, Virginia Strickland, Iris Gwynn Dowling (John), and Ashley Warden; along with 15 great-grandchildren.


A memorial service to celebrate Moose’s life will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at Calvary Baptist Church, 2501 Haywood Road, Hendersonville North Carolina, with Dennis Moody officiating.


Moose’s legacy of hard work and dedication will continue to inspire all who knew him. May he rest in peace.

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Jimmy Edney Family
1 month ago

You are all in our thoughts and prayers! May you feel God’s strong and comforting arms around you!

Jill McMinn Raines
1 month ago

Cheryl, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. You and your family are in our thoughts and Prayers. Please tell your mom we are praying for her.