Richard McCune

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Richard A. "Dick"


NEWARK: Richard A. "Dick" McCune, 72, of Newark, Ohio died Wednesday morning, April 9, 2014 at Selma Markowitz Care Center in Newark.

Born July 19, 1941 in Coshocton, Ohio he was a son of the late Edward and Nannie (Craig) McCune and was a 1960 graduate of Newcomerstown High School. Dick was very proud to be an American and he honorably served his country during the Viet Nam War serving in the 101st Airborne Division of the United State Army. He was employed for many years with the Kroger Company, working at the Heath, Ohio store for the last 20 years. He was a member of the Lutheran Church of Newcomerstown, the American Legion Post #85 of Newark and he was an avid outdoorsman, enjoying hunting and fishing.

Surviving is his wife, Faye R. (Mitchell) McCune whom he married January 27, 1978; four daughters, Debra Mortine and Sharon Helmondollar, both of Newark, Dava Rich of Columbus, Ohio and Peggy Rich of Etna, Ohio;12 grandchildren, Joshua, Daniele, David, Voniessa, Jennifer, Valerie, Nathan, Timathi, Shawn, Shane, Amber and Ashley; fifteen great grandchildren; a sister, Gladys Dorsey of Dayton, Ohio and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers, George, Glenn and Jerry McCune and Kenneth Dorsey; and a sister, Joann Bixby.

Calling hours will be 2 to 6pm Sunday, April 13, 2014 at the Frazeysburg Chapel of Vensil & Chute Funeral Home, 110 West Third Street. Funeral services will be 11:00am Monday, April 14, 2014 at the funeral home with the Rev. Matt VanWinkle officiating. Burial will be in Hanover Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Ohio.

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Published in the Advocate from Apr. 11 to Apr. 13, 2014
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