Richard “Dick” E. Clinebell, 72, of Fremont, OH passed away, Friday, December 27, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. at his home. He was born on July 15, 1941 in Fremont, OH to Franklin and Artis (Falquette) Clinebell. Dick was a 1959 graduate of Fremont Ross High School. He served in the US Navy from 1959 to 1965 on the USS Orion during the Bay of the Pigs Invasion and was awarded the Good conduct Medal.
Dick married Diana Voss on February 24, 1962 at First Presbyterian Church in Fremont and she survives. He worked for Precision Machine as a Machinist and Tool Maker for many years. Dick was a member of Grace Community Church, former elder at First Presbyterian Church and the Fremont Moose. He enjoyed fishing with his grandchildren, bowling in his younger years, traveling and taking bus trips with special friends, John and Shirley Shiets. Dick’s grandchildren were the love of his life and he loved spending time with them and attending all of their sporting events.
Dick is survived by his wife, Diana Clinebell; children, Dennis Clinebell, Debra (Ross) Paulson, all of Fremont, OH, Daniel Clinebell, Hinkley, OH; sister, Evelyn Schwochow of Iowa; grandchildren, Kraig Paulson (Kendra Lyons), Kristyn, Erik, Eli and Kaleb Paulson and Dan and Jessica (Clinebell) Sheehan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Franella Gressman and brother, Thomas Clinebell.
Visitation: Monday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH.
Service: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at Grace Community Church, 900 Smith Rd, Fremont, OH with Pastor Forrest Kirchenbauer officiating. There will be one hour visitation at the church prior to the service.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery with Military Honors provided by the American Legion and the VFW.
Memorials: NAMI, the Humane Society of Sandusky County or Grace Community Church.
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