Richard L. "Dick" Waller

  • "I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Dick. He was a..."
    - Melody Swisher
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    - Michelle Cinlemis
  • "Chicago El Hajj sends it's condolences to the Waller family."
    - William Morgan
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Waller Richard L. "Dick" Waller, 83, aka "DickyBird", died July 7, 2014 from complications of lung cancer. Survived by sons, Mark (Sue), David, Bryan (Penny) Waller; and daughter, Kathy (John) Cowgill; grandchildren, Ryan, Austin, Anna and Tim; great grandson, Elijah; sisters, Lillian "Petey" Stephenson and Juleann Joseph; many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by wife Ruth (PGIB) in 2006. Active member of the Southeast Shrine Club, El Hajj, Royal Order of the Jesters and Carpenters Local 200. Attended St. John's Lutheran Church. Served as a SeaBee in the US Navy Reserves (51-63) and retired from Waller & Lund General Construction in 1997. Celebration of life for Dick will be held Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. at 6650 Borror Rd., Grove City, OH. Pastor Thomas Phillips officiating. Friends and family are welcome to visit from 9 a.m. until time of service. Donations in Dick's name can be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, 2745 West Broad St., Columbus, OH 43204 or Shrine Burn Hospital, 3229 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229. Arrangements by GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High Street. To sign and view Dick's online book of memories please visit

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from July 10 to July 11, 2014
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