Richard L. Cail, 91 of Eaton, died Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013 at his residence.
Born on June 8, 1922, in Richmond, Indiana, he was the son of the late Stanley G. & Katherine (Rhoads) Cail. Richard served in the 28th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army during WWII at Normandy, and received a Purple Heart in 1944 at France. He had worked at Barker Fireplace Shop and Wayne Works in Richmond, Indiana, and was a member of American Legion Post 215 of Eaton.
He was preceded in death by a son: Stanley J. Cail in 1991.
He is survived by wife: Helen (Hunsucker) Cail; daughters & sons-in-law: Diana K. & Bill Lutterman of New Castle, Indiana and Elaine & Mike McCabe of Thetford, Vermont; sisters: Margretta Sourbeer and Virginia McCampbell both of Eaton; six grandchildren: Beth Clark, Leah McMartin, Jay Lutterman, Caila McCabe, Max McCabe and Jack McCabe; four great-grandchildren: Collin Meyer, Taylor Meyer, Meredith McMartin and Neil McMartin; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be held 11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at Springlawn Cemetery, New Paris, with Rev. Lowell T. Spencer officiating. Full military honors will be provided by the Preble County Veterans Honor Guard.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Dayton 324 Wilmington Ave. Dayton, OH 45420 or Eaton Emergency Squad P.O. Box 27 Eaton, OH 45320. Arrangements entrusted to Barnes Funeral Home, Eaton. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.barnesfuneralhome.com.