Richard Amerine

BELLEFONTAINE - Richard A. Amerine, 63, of Zanesfield passed away Friday evening, July 15, 2016 at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He was born in Bellefontaine on July 10, 1953 to Ralph B. and the late Patricia Ann Vance Amerine.

Rick married the former Patsy Linson on February 10, 1974 in Bellefontaine and she survives. He is also survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Courtney and Christopher Frederick and Tiffany and Shane Cawley, all of Columbus; three grandchildren: Gabby, Lizzy and Tristen; his father Ralph B. Amerine of Zanesfield; a sister Cindy Amerine of Zanesfield; an uncle Richard Vance of Bellefontaine and several nieces and nephews.

A 1971 graduate of Benjamin Logan High School and Urbana University alum, Rick worked nearly 34 years at Honda Transmission, most recently as a buyer. He was very active with the Benjamin Logan Music Boosters and was a fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes. Rick was family-oriented and loved his grandchildren. He would always put family before himself. Rick enjoyed traveling and was a member of the former Holy Trinity Episcopal Church.

Rick's life will be celebrated by the family on Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 1-3:30pm at Café 212, 212 E. Columbus St. Bellefontaine, where friends are invited to come share a story or special memory with the family. A private family burial will take place in Bellefontaine Cemetery

Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Myeloma research at the James Cancer Hospital. Please make checks payable to "The Ohio State University" and in the memo line write "Myeloma Research Fund #306144", James Development Office, PO Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218-3112.

The staff of EICHHOLTZ DARING & SANFORD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION CENTER, Bellefontaine assisted the family with arrangements and online condolences may be expressed at

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