The News Herald (Willoughby, OH) - - Local News -

The fol­low­ing obit­u­ar­ies

ap­pear on Page B5: Shawn M. Atkins, II, An­thony J. Burke (Tony), Darl­ton Cup­pett, Don­ald L. Milmine, Martina M. Mog, Thomas “Tom” Shim­rock, Richard Spencer “Dick” War­ren, John Keith Whitely

Richard Spencer “Dick” War­ren went to be with the Lord peace­fully at his home in ille, Ohio on Satur­day, Fe­bru­ary 10, 2018 at the age of 89.

Richard is sur­vived by his chil­dren, Sue E. War­ren (Bruce) Kuhn of Car­roll and Scott R. (Bev­erly) War­ren of Dublin; “adopted son”, Ted (Pam) Moats of Kingston; grand­chil­dren, Casey Kemp­ton of Cir­cleville, Miriah (Randy) Hoagland of Hilliard, Brad An­der­son of iard; great grand­sons, Carter and Jack­son Hoagland; many nieces and neph­ews.

He was pre­ceded in death by his wife, Ida I. (Szuhay) ren; par­ents, Spencer and Emily (Dun­kle) War­ren of Perry, Ohio; sib­lings Way­land War­ren and Arthur War­ren of Perry, Ohio.

Richard was born on May 25, 1928 in Perry, Ohio. He grad­u­ated from Perry High School in 1946, Ohio Univer­sity in 1951 with a BS de­gree in agri­cul­ture. He was in ROTC while at OU and joined the United States Air Force dur­ing the Korean con­flict in 1951. He left the Air Force as a first ten­ant. He started work­ing for Di­a­mond Sham­rock in 1953 where he met and mar­ried Ida in 1957. Dick be­gan work­ing as the Vice-Pres­i­dent of Cole nurs­ery in 1963, then moved to Cir­cleville in 1966 to have a long ca­reer at Cole. He and Ida were the own­ers of Big City Gar­den Cen­ters. Dick ished his ca­reer as a sales rep­re­sen­ta­tive for var­i­ous nurs­ery op­er­a­tions. His chil­dren re­mem­ber him as a ded­i­cated and hard work­ing fa­ther who en­cour­aged and loved them. ard was ac­com­plished at hor­ti­cul­ture and land­scap­ing, ing as past pres­i­dent of the Ohio Nurs­ery­man’s As­so­ci­a­tion, re­ceiv­ing a life­time achieve­ment award. He was a faith­ful and loyal hus­band, fa­ther and friend who would help others in any­way he could and who was pas­sion­ate about his yard and read­ing. He was an ac­tive mem­ber of the Com­mu­nity United Methodist Church for over 50 years in Cir­cleville.

A grave­side ser­vice is sched­uled for 12:00 noon Fe­bru­ary 17, 2018 with mil­i­tary hon­ors at Flo­ral Hills Ceme­tery, with a catered lun­cheon to fol­low at Rhoades Farm Mar­ket, 1051 St. Rt. 56 E. Cir­cleville, OH. Chap­lain Jim Fer­rell will of­fi­ci­ate as Well­man Fu­neral Home, Cir­cleville ser­vices the cer­e­mony. We would love for every­one who knew Dick to at­tend and cel­e­brate his life.

In lieu of flow­ers, please send do­na­tions to Berger pice Foun­da­tion 1170 North Court St. Suite B Cir­cleville, OH 43113.

Con­do­lences can be sent to www.well­man­fu­ner­al­homes. com.

The fam­ily would like to thank neigh­bors, friends, Chap­lain Jim Fer­rell (who vis­ited and loved on Dick and Ida at least 2 times a week this en­tire year) and Berger Hos­pice for their care, love and sup­port this past year as Dick and Ida were un­der hos­pice care.

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