Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
Richard L. "Rick" Thomes, 55, Wapakoneta, died Oct. 14, 2011, at his home.
He was born Sept. 14, 1956, in St. Marys, to John Robert and Jane L. Schmehl Thomes. His father is deceased; his mother survives in St. Marys.
Other survivors are a son, Troy M. Thomes, Celina; a stepson, Jeff (Kim) Lindemeyer, Columbus; a brother, Robert (Patty) Thomes, St. Marys; two sisters, Vicky (Roger) Dysert, St. Marys, and Nicci (Jon) Gambill, Minster; a former wife, Julie Lindemeyer, Ironton; and three stepgrandchildren.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and worked at Industrial Paint and Strip West in Waynesfield.
Services are 2 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys. Military rites will be conducted by VFW Post 9289 and American Legion Post 323. A private family burial will take place at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is after 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.