Friday, January 8th, 2010
D. Richard Raudabaugh
D. Richard Raudabaugh, 83, formerly of 914 Windsor Circle, Celina, died at 9:50 p.m. Jan. 6, 2010, at the Genessis Health Care Center of Good Samaritan Hospital, Zanesville.
He was born June 13, 1926, in Celina to Duard and Ethel Beryl Wurster Raudabaugh. On Dec. 2, 1950, he married Joyce Archbold, who died July 10, 1986.
Surviving are a son, Blair Raudabaugh, Celina; a daughter, Peggy (Eric) Clapper, Zanesville; a sister, Madonna (George) Barr, Albuquerque, N.M.; a sister-in-law, Ruth Raudabaugh, Medina; and three grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Linda Raudabaugh; and two brothers William and Donald Raudabaugh.
He retired as a supervisor at the former New Idea plant in Coldwater after 38 years. He later worked as a groundskeeper at the Wright State University-Lake Campus, Celina. He was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church, American Legion, Loyal Order of Masons Lodge and Royal Arch Masons, all of Celina. He graduated from Celina High School then served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as a motor machinist's Mate Third Class in the South Pacific.
Private graveside services are Sunday at North Grove Cemetery in Celina, the Rev. Jeff Conrad officiating.
There are no calling hours.
Contributions can be made to the Central Presbyterian Church, Zanesville, or State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.
Condolences can be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements were handled by Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.