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139 S. Dixie Dr.
Vandalia, OH 45377
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RICHARDS, Doris I. age 86 of Vandalia, passed away Thursday July 17, 2014 at Hospice of Dayton. Doris was born September 18, 1927 in Dayton, daughter of the late Clyde & Cleola (Bretz) Ward. She was a lifelong resident of the Dayton area and retired as a bartender at Christys Alpine Inn after many years. Doris was also an avid reader and enjoyed her walks. She was preceded in death by her husband Lowell, 2 sisters Elizabeth Swartz and Virginia Van Dyke and one brother Conway Ward. She is survived by her children Stephen E. Richards, Mark T. (Tonya) Richards, Debra K. (Alfred "Dusty") Firestone; 5 grandchildren Jennifer (fiance' David Shearer), Robbie (Heather), Joshua, Sara, and MaKenzee; 3 great-grandchildren Blake, Kelsey, and Kaydee; numerous other relatives and her longtime friends from Christys. Funeral services will be held Monday July 21 at 1:00pm at Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home 139 S. Dixie Dr. Vandalia. Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery in Dayton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 11:00am to 1:00pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton in Doris' memory.

Published in Dayton Daily News on July 19, 2014
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