SMSGT Richard Barthalis|
SMSGT Richard Barthalis, United States Air Force, Retired, passed away on August 24th 2013.
He was born in Akron, Ohio to Julius and Ann Barthalis. After graduating from high school in Alliance, Ohio, he entered the United States Air Force and spent 27 years in service and retired in 1980.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Julius and Ann Barthalis and his sister, Marcella Kaplan.
He leaves behind a loving daughter, Alicia Barthalis of Gainsville, Georgia and his son, Daniel Barthalis of Libby, Montana, and granddaughter, Peyton Waggoner.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Aug. 28, 2013