NEY -- Richard W. Dietrich, 79, of Ney, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in the emergency room of Community Hospitals and Wellness Centers, Bryan.
Richard was born June 12, 1933, in Bryan, Ohio, the son of Harold W. and Christian (Grine) Dietrich. He was a 1951 graduate of Ney High School. Richard was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He married Mildred "Nancy" Lutz on September 16, 1956, in Ney, and she preceded him in death on September 1, 2002. Richard was employed by the 50 Division company, Bryan, for over 35 years, retiring in 1999. He was a member of the Farmer American Legion Post 137. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Surviving are his children, Richard A. "Rick" (Lori) Dietrich of Cecil and Roxanna (Ronald) Goodwin of Bryan; two grandchildren, Adam Dietrich of Santa Anna, California, and Summer Dietrich of Alexandria, Virginia; two sisters, Lwella (John) Weller of Ney and Nancy Dwyer of Littleton, Colorado; one brother, Forest (Madeline) Dietrich of Ney.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy; and grandson, Jeremiah Giesige.
Visitation for Richard W. Dietrich will be held on Friday, April 26, 2013, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home-Greenisen Chapel, 225 East High Street, Bryan, where funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, with Rev. Ronald Adkins III officiating. Interment will follow in Ney Cemetery with military graveside rites accorded by the Farmer American Legion Post 137.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to Community Health Professionals Visiting Nurses & Hospice of Williams and Fulton Counties. Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at www.oberlinturnbull.com.