Oral F. Dick

November 16, 1932 ‒ February 15, 2019

Mansfield, Ohio


MANSFIELD: Oral F. Dick, 86, of Mansfield passed away Friday evening, February 15, 2019 in Country Meadow Care Center.

The son of Roy E. and Ottie (Tucker) Dick, Oral was born November 16, 1932 in the Frazier Community of Wayne County, Kentucky.  A military veteran, Oral served in the United States Army and was honorably discharged in 1954.  On November 19, 1955 he married Cloie Flynn.

Oral was a diesel mechanic retiring after working for 35 years.  He liked keeping busy at home.  Mostly Oral would work outside fixing equipment and tend to his property.

Oral loved the Lord and his family.  He was a deacon at 1st Baptist Church in Bellville and was also the church caretaker.  A devoted husband and father, he shared 63 years of marriage with Cloie, and was proud of his three sons.

Oral is survived by his wife Cloie Dick of Mansfield; sons Carl Dick of Mt. Gilead, Clifford (Kathy) Dick of Johnsville, and Clyde Dick (Donna Deskin) of Bellville; granddaughter Molly Crawford; brother Harold Dick and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his siblings Ana Lee Dick, Ella Mae Martin, Beulah Keith, Carl Dick, Ray Dick, and Alma Marie Martin.

Visitation will be Monday, February 18, 2019 from 5-7 pm in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 am.  Pastor Steve Clark will officiate.  Military honors will be performed at the funeral home and burial will follow in Bellville Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Gideon’s International or the Alzheimer’s Association may be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:SnyderFuneralHomes.com

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  • So sorry to hear…I am praying for you Cloie and the family that God will give you peace as only he can. Love you.

  • Dear Cloie and family,
    So sad to hear of Oral’s passing! Our prayers go out to you all!
    We pray for peace as you go thru the next few days of saying goodbye and the strength you need to get thru each day!
    Oral was a kind and sweet spirited man and I am glad for the times that I got to spend with you all! May God bless you all in this time of dealing with his loss!
    Love you,
    Ellen Joyce Morrison Groh

  • Dear Cloie and Family,

    We were so sorry to hear of Oral’s passing. He was a wonderful man. We loved his great sense of humor and always enjoyed getting together with all of you. We are praying for you as you make it through these next few days as we all say goodbye to a man who served the Lord and was an inspiration to all of us who knew him. The fish fries will not be the same without him! We are sending love and hugs to you and the boys and their families. Al and Shelb

  • Carl, Cliff, and Clyde. So sorry for your loss. Met your parents at Arby’s a year ago. Really enjoyed visiting with them.

  • My deepest sympathies to you all. My thoughts and prayers are with you. This man help lead me to the Lord and for that I am forever greatful.

  • Lord Bless this Family, Comfort them Father.
    Oral was my first Sunday School teacher, gave me my first bible and helped lead me to the Lord, always loved him and his family, Live you all and will be praying for the whole family.

  • Cliff and family,

    We are sorry for the loss of your loved one. Our heart goes out to you at this difficult time. Just know you are in our thoughts and prayers for peace and comfort in the days ahead. 

  • Dear Cloie and family,. So shocked to read of Oral’s passing!!We know he is in a much better place and with our Lord! You are in our prayers and so sorry we won’t be home to comfort you! He was a favorite neighbor with a wonderful personality! Hang on to the good memories of your life together!

  • I join in many others in prayer for you Clolie and family. I was so glad to meet Oral one time on a visit to Bellville. May the Lord bless you all and give you strength and comfort.

  • Dear Cloie, Carl, Cliff and Clyde,
    I was very sorry to hear of Oral’s passing.
    Thinking of ALL of you.
    Jane Kurdzel

  • So sorry for your loss Cloie he was such a special man a wonderful neighbor.sorry we won’t be in town for the service we will be praying for your family. Heaven is rejoicing

  • Dear Cloie and family , Sorry to hear of your loss may your good memories be with you. God’s grace give you comfort .

  • Oral and Cloie were our neighbors for many years on Rte 97. Oral was a very nice man. My prayers are for Cloie and her children Carl, Clifford, and Clyde.