Saturday, March 24th, 2007
Richard "Dick" O. Chittum, 66, 906 Hawthorne Drive, St. Marys, died at 7:10 a.m. March 23, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born April 4, 1940, in Dayton to James and Ruth Frey Chittum, who are deceased. On Aug. 27, 1966, he married Barbara L. McVey, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Roger (Stephanie), Hebron; two sisters, Patricia (Mac) McDivitt, Beavercreek, and Nancy (Charles) Allen, Vandalia; and a granddaughter.
He worked for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources for 30 years, retiring as manager of the St. Marys Fish Hatchery. He was a 1958 graduate of Belmont High School in Dayton and received a bachelor of science from The Ohio State University. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Marys.
Services are 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Anthony E. Cutcher officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 6-9 p.m. Monday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to Friends of Holy Rosary.
Condolences may by sent to www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
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