LITERATY, Richard C. "Dick", 62, of Seminole, passed away Nov. 5, 2012. Son of William "Bill" Literaty and Alma Foster Literaty, born Dec. 26, 1949, in Coshocton, OH. Dick moved to Florida in 1959, graduating from Seminole High and Florida Southern College. He worked with his father, who founded Custom Heating & Air Conditioning, then, Florida Power, (Energy Management) for 17 years. He then worked 6 years for Carrier Corp., Goodman Corp., and several independent A/C companies. Dick was courteously assigned to the Florida Suncoast Dome during its construction, and was active with the Legends Games in the Major League Baseball Alumni Association, and also the drive to acquire the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. He is a member of the RAYS WALL OF FAME. In 2008, he and his wife donated an extensive Rays Game-Used Jersey and Memorabilia Collection to the St. Petersburg Museum of History. Dick enjoyed years of softball competition and outdoor activities around Citrus County and Lake Rousseau. Dick is survived by his wife, Jill; cousin, Jerry Foster (Sally); brother-in-law, Dr. John Brock, Sr. (Lianna); nephews, John and Alex Brock; nieces, Gabriella and Siena Brock, Fraternity Brothers, and many friends. A Service for family and friends will be held in his honor at Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home, 9700 Seminole Blvd., Seminole, FL, on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to St. Anthony's Hospital Foundation, or Suncoast Hospice.
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Mohn Funeral Home and Cremation Services - Seminole
9700 Seminole Blvd.
Seminole, FL 33772
Published in the Tampa Bay Times from Nov. 7 to Nov. 8, 2012