Richard D. “Dick” Mackey
September 02, 1941 ‒ December 15, 2019
Richard D. “Dick” Mackey, 78, of Galion passed away Sunday, December 15, 2019 at Magnolia Terrace in Galion.
Born September 2, 1941 in Galion, he was the son of the late Donald and Ruby (Haga) Mackey. He married Mary A. (Scott) Mackey on May 27, 1961 and she preceded him on June 18, 2008.
He was a graduate of the Spring Arbor Junior College. Dick worked for the State Highway Patrol from the 1960’s until the 1970’s and then went to work for the Galion City Police Department as an officer where he retired from in 2002 as a Lieutenant . He was a member of the Galion Fraternal Order of Police.
He is survived by three children, Donna (Mike) Hutchison of Willard, Linda (Nathan) Vance of Galion and Dawn Mackey-Wilson of Lenoir City, Tenn.; grandchildren, Rachel (Dr. David) Chambers, Amy King, Emilee Vance and Nicholas Vance; great granddaughter, Roslyn and sister, Patricia (Lloyd) Garverick of Galion.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 20, 2019 with Pastor Steven Hodges officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Galion.
Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Navy and the Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.
Memorial contributions may be made to HomeCare Matters Hospice, Galion Fraternal Order of Police or to Gospel Baptist Church in care of the funeral home.
Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Dick Mackey, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.
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