1921 ~ 2013
Richard C. Dio was born December 12, 1921 in Holladay. He was drafted into the Air Force in 1941 in LaJunta, Colorado, where he met his wife of 68 years, Thelma Ruth Poole. Over the years he worked for various body shops around the valley. He retired from Bear River Mutual Insurance. He was a member of the Cottonwood Presbyterian Church for fifty years.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth; daughter, Susan (John); and brother, Lou; son-in-law, Jim; 5 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren. Richard was preceded in death by son, Dennis, and daughter, Donna.
The family would like to thank Intermountain Healthcare Hospice for all their help and compassion.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 16, 2013, 1:00 p.m., at Cottonwood Presbyterian Church 1500 E. Vine St. (6100 S.), Murray. A viewing will be held Monday, July 15, 2013, 6-8 p.m. Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 South State, Murray. Interment at Murray City Cemetery.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.jenkins-soffe.com
Published by The Salt Lake Tribune on Jul. 14, 2013.