PIQUA — Richard D. "Rick" White, 65, of Piqua, died at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at the Upper Valley Medical Center. He was born July 17, 1948, in Piqua to the late Donald and Mary (Meyers) White. He married Lana J. Riffell March 17, 1974, in Greenville; and she survives.
Other survivors include a daughter, Robin (Ronnie) Fitchpatrick of Sidney; a stepson, Stephen Lane of Delaware; a granddaughter Ryan Fitchpatrick; a grandson, Chase Fitchpatrick; and a brother, Tony (Milda) White of Piqua. He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Jean Rush.
Mr. White was a 1966 graduate of Piqua Catholic High School and worked for more than 25 years at the Paul Sherry Automobile Dealership in its Information Technology Department. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church and a former member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3344. He was an avid reader, enjoyed long drives particularly around lakes and spending time with his grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his loving family and many friends.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, at St. Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Fr. Thomas L. Bolte as the Celebrant. Burial will follow in Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home where a prayer service will be conducted at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Piqua Catholic School, 503 W. North St., Piqua, OH 45356 or Holy Angels School, 121 E. Water St., Sidney, OH 45365. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through jamiesonandyannucci.com.