Richard V. Draves, 76, of Fremont, OH passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. He was born January 14, 1940 in Fremont, the son of John and Beatrice (Hetrick) Draves.
Richard married Norma J. McClanahan on December 17, 1970 in Fremont and she preceded him in death on December 18, 2015.
Richard worked as a Press Operator at Moore Business Forms (Meade) for twenty-eight years and retired in 2001. He was a member of Grace Community Church. Richard enjoyed gardening, cookouts, garage and tag-it sales. He enjoyed working on lawnmowers and fixing things. He also loved to help his step-daughter, family, friends and neighbors.
Richard is survived by his step-daughter, Janet (Rick Preble) Kramer, Fremont, OH; sister-in-law, Shirley (James) Galloway and nephew, Paul Galloway both of Green Springs, OH.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
A Graveside Service will be held at Greenlawn Memory Gardens Chapel, Clyde, OH on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 10:00 am with Pastor Forrest Kirchenbauer officiating.
Memorials can be made to the family or Hospice of ProMedica Memorial Hospital.
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Oh my goodness, did not know he was sick, so sorry for your loss Verna Mae Nickel’s daughter
WOW……What a shocker and terrible news, my heart breaks for his family……We will miss driving by and seeing you working on a lawn mower or just tinkering out in the garage…. Rest in Peace richard!