Richard served in the United States Navy. He enjoyed traveling, especially out West, loved fishing, and working on cars.
Richard leaves behind his beloved wife, Valoyce (nee Curtis); children, Susan (William) Goodrich, Tim McGill, Linda (Jeffrey) Robey, Barry (Lori) McGill; grandchildren, Bill (Kate), Amy (Adam), Jim, Jennifer (Mike), April, (Kyle) Matt (Michelle); great grandchildren, Haylie, Olivia, Adalyn, Caleb, Cailyn, Meghan, Molly, Lucy, Jamie, Ian; and sisters, Judy (Don) Hawk, Sheila (Wayne) Perrin.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Gene and Edward; and sister, Sandra.
There will be no visitation. Graveside service will be held Monday, June 24, 2013, at 12:30 P.M., at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Rd., Rittman, with full Military Honors. (Please meet at the entrance 15 minutes prior).
Carlson Funeral Home, Medina, was entrusted with arrangements. Online memorials at www.carlsonfuneralhomes.com