Richard Clawson

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TROY — Richard E. Clawson, age 88 of Troy, Ohio, passed away Monday, Dec. 7, 2015.

Richard was born Feb. 11, 1927, in Piqua, Ohio, the son of the late Linn and Helen (Gentner) Clawson.

He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1945-1946. Dick was a member of Troy Toastmasters, K. of C. Council, Tipp City American Legion Post 586 and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.

Mr. Clawson is survived by his brother, Arlen "Buck" (Beverly) Clawson; two sisters, Theresa (Dale) Snyder and Delores (Paul) Kerns; and many other loving family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertie L. (Meehling) Clawson; two sons, Michael A. and Stephen P. Clawson; and sister, Norma Stahl.

A Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 753 S. Hyatt St., Tipp City, OH 45371, with the Rev. Marc Sherlock celebrant. Interment St. John Cemetery, Tipp City, Ohio.

The family will receive visitors 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a .

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Published in Sidney Daily News from Dec. 15 to Dec. 16, 2015
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