Richard T. “Chicken” Prakop, age 84, of Duquesne, passed away on Monday, October 3, 2022, at home. Born in Duquesne on August 29, 1938, he was the son of the late John and Barbara (Bornyik) Prakop. He was a retired machinist from Mesta Machine, a member of the Pine Run Boat Club, and a member of the Croatian Club of Duquesne. He is survived by nieces and nephews, Steven (Rita) Babyak of Forest Hills, Jerry (Kathleen) Babyak of Acme, PA, Les (Donna) Babyak of Shaler Twp., and Bonnie (Carl) Begovich of Florida. He is also survived by many great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers and sisters, Marion (Frank) Clark, William (Agnes) Prakop, Emma (Stephen) Babyak, Irene (Edward “Rusty”) Wilmans and John (Louise) Prakop. Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 8, 2022, from 2-6 p.m., at which time prayers will be offered, at the MALOY-SCHLEIFER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 915 KENNEDY AVE., DUQUESNE 15110, 412-466-3300, WILLIAM B. SCHLEIFER, SUPERVISOR, WILLIAM BRIAN SCHLEIFER, FUNERAL DIRECTOR. Private entombment will be held at the New St. Joseph Mausoleum, North Versailles.