Richard “Dick” A. Claypool, 72, of Western Avenue, Fremont, OH passed away at home on Saturday, July 20, 2013. He was born on February 21, 1941 in Lindsey, OH to Robert and Grace (English) Claypool. He was a graduate of Gibsonburg High School.
Dick served in the U.S. Army from November 14, 1963 to November 12, 1965 and was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and Expert Rifle Badge.
Dick married Connie Bagwell on January 8, 1983 in Fremont and she survives. He worked at Brush Wellman, Inc. in Elmore, OH and retired in February, 2012 after forty-six years of service.
Dick was a Lifetime member of the Fremont Eagles and enjoyed fishing. He was a Cleveland Indians and Ohio State fan. Dick was a man of his word with a very good sense of humor.
Dick is survived by his wife, Connie Claypool, Fremont, OH; sons Shannon (Virginia) Bahnsen, Jacksonville, FL and Corey Bodle, Fremont, OH; siblings, Robert Claypool, Findlay, OH and Trudy Nicolson, Boston, MA; granddaughter, Tamaria Bahnsen.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Oakwood Cemetery in Fremont.
Memorials can be made to Heartland Hospice, 905 W. State St, Fremont, OH 43420Print Obituary & Condolences