Rich L. Herrmann

November 27, 1946 ‒ May 18, 2021

Galion, Ohio

Rich L. Herrmann, 74, of Galion passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at home.

He was born November 27, 1946 in Crestline and was the son of Bernard and Helen (Mayer) Herrmann. Rich is survived by his wife of 55 years, Judith “Judi” (Foti) Herrmann whom he married on December 9, 1965.

Rich graduated from Crestline High School in 1964 and proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He was a supervisor at the former Carlisle Plastics, Abbot Industries, Millington Manufacturing and Arundale. Rich retired from St. Joseph Catholic School where he worked as a custodian.

Rich was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Galion. He was an avid sports fan, especially the Cleveland Indians and St. Louis Cardinals. Rich previously golfed and bowled. He enjoyed photography, providing many pictures to the Galion Inquirer, St. Joseph Catholic Church and Galion High School. Rich also did many senior and wedding pictures. He was an avid dog lover, with his miniature dachshunds, Tootsie and Roxxie.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughter, Connie (Paul) Cassady of Lodi; son, Richard A. Herrmann of Galion; two grandchildren, Justin (Alisha) Cassady of Akron and Angela Cassady of Lodi and a brother, Ted (Carolyn) Herrmann of Oklahoma.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Joy Bryant.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday, May 24, 2021 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833. Vigil service will be held at 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 25 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 135 North Liberty St. Galion, Ohio with Father Paul Fahrbach as celebrant. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.

Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Army and the Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Rich Herrmann, and condolences may be made to them at

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  • Connie, Rich and Judy, I am so sorry for the passing of your dad and husband. He was always good to me when I would run over to your house with Connie. Please know that I am sending you guys all my love, strength and prayers during this time. If you need anything, I’m always just a yell away.
    Much love,
    Tina Burke Clemons

  • Judi and Family. So sorry to hear of the death of our classmate Rich. Our prayers and thoughts are with you through this difficult time.

  • To the Herrmann Family,
    Please accept our sympathies and prayers for the passing of Rich.
    The Ron Nelson Family

  • Wishing the Herrmann family our sincere condolences. Both of our children went to St. Joe’s preschool in Galion, it was such a joy to see Mr. Herrmann with the kids and we always enjoyed his wonderful pictures that he so kindly shared. He will truly be missed.
    Melissa, Chad, Autumn and Timmy Miller

  • Judi and children, I am so sorry to hear of Richs passing. He was a sweet man and good Boss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

  • Judi and Family,
    So sorry to hear that Rich passed away.Thinking of you all and sending love and prayers.
    Robert & Colleen Austermiller

  • To Judi & family,
    We’re very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with the family through this very difficult time.

    Trena & Terry Taylor

  • To Judi, Connie and Richie,
    So sorry to hear this news, please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Rich always had a smile on his face and a story to tell, he will truly be missed.
    Carol and Charlie Clark

  • So sorry to hear of Richard passing am sending my prayers to the family and am thinking of them. I am a cousin of Richards from Illinois.

  • RICH WAS A GOOD boss nice person sorry for your loss you and your family in my prayers 🙏❤ 🙏

  • So very sorry for your loss. Thank you for letting us know. Even though I won’t be able to attend the services, just know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Judi, Connie, and Richie,
    Melanie & I are very sorry for your loss. We know that Rich was on God’s time schedule and not ours even if it is difficult to accept. He no longer is in pain or confused, and may even be busy working in a heavenly hallway as we speak. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all through this very difficult time.

  • To the herrmann family, I am so sorry for your loss. He will be missed greatly. Especially at the football games once we’re able to go back. Talking with him during football games about baseball seems strange but the passion was by far anything but. I will miss that. Again sorry for your loss. But he is in God’s hands now watching down on all of you.

  • Judy and family and dogs. So very sorry for your loss. Seems like eons ago that we bowled on the same team, and got to strike up a friendship. Always enjoyed running into you guys at events. He really loved his dogs and family. Prayers to all. He will be missed.

  • Judi my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Rich will be missed he was a great guy and the best boss I ever had sending a big hug for you

  • To Judi, Connie & Richie, so sorry to hear of Rich’s passing. Our thoughts are with you!

    Larry & Barbara Horton

  • Judi I don’t know if it’s too late for you to get this.
    I didn’t know Rich but from the words of others I can tell he was a wonderful man. So glad you found each other and enjoyed 55 years of marriage. I know about your dogs from my son and daughter in law Paul and Lisa. May your memories help you through the coming days and years.