Richard “Dick” E. Luscaleet

June 23, 1944 ‒ December 17, 2018

Galion, Ohio

Dick Luscaleet will be remembered for his ornery personality and always made you laugh with a joke. He loved his family and being around people. Richard “Dick” E. Luscaleet, 74, of Galion passed away unexpectedly Monday, December 17, 2018 at Avita Galion Hospital.

Born June 23, 1944 in Galion, he was the son of the late Dale and Jean (Harsh) Luscaleet. He married Anita     (Justice) Luscaleet on March 10, 1970 and they enjoyed 48 years together.

Dick started working at a young age with his dad at the filling station and owned and operated several local businesses around Galion. He later owned his own trucking company for 35 years. Dick enjoyed camping, socializing and wheeling around in his golf cart. For over 50 years he met his buddies at Millie’s Diner and later at The Whistle Stop.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by son Donald R. (Karen D.) Mankin Jr. of Hillard and their children Dalton, Riley and Hayden, daughter Lisa L. (Kendall) Henry of Texas and their children and grandchildren and son Jim Renander of Nebraska and daughter Gidget L. (Dan) Grau of Bucyrus and their children Evy and Audrey; sisters Sandy (Larry) Finley of Leesburg and Linda (Butch) Heminger of Galion and brother Jim (Denice) Luscaleet of Richwood; many nieces and nephews and his dog Missy.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833. Friends may also call from 10:00 a.m.to 11:00 a.m. Friday, December 21 prior to services being held at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Galion.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society serving Crawford County in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Dick Luscaleet, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.

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  • We were so very sorry to hear this! Our sincere sympathy and condolences to the entire family.
    Our prayers are with all of you.

    Love,
    The Veils

  • Lot”s of love and prayers to you all. I will miss so much uncle Dick. We will all be laughing a little less without you.

    Love,

  • Lot”s of love and prayers to you all. I will miss so much uncle Dick. We will all be laughing a little less without you.

    Love,

    Sondra

  • So sorry to read of Dicks passing. My thoughts and prayers go to the family in their time of sorrow. Cherish all the good times you have enjoyed with him, and he will live forever in your hearts.

  • Uncle Dick- one of the most selfless, curious, and engaging men I’ve ever known. We are going to miss you beyond words.

  • Gidget and family,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your father. My heart is heavy for you at this time. Please know that I am thinking of you .
    Lisa

  • Anita, Gidget & Family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. He was the first person to stop and introduce himself at camp. His visits to our site will be truly missed. We pray God’s comfort and peace for each of you as you mourn the death of such a vibrant man.
    Brad & Dawn

  • Prayers and thoughts to Dick’s family. He was a wonderful funny person he will be missed.

  • Anita and the Luscaleet family,
    We remember Dick as a very humorous and kind man. Please accept our sympathies and prayers for the passing of Dick.
    The Ron Nelson Family

  • Anita and Family, I really enjoyed meeting Dick, while with AI at the campgrounds. I really liked his easy smile and laugh! I pray for God’s comfort for you Anita (and Family), God Bless. Much love and prayers your way, Mary Massie

  • Dear Anita and Family, we were so saddened to hear of Dick’s passing. We enjoyed the many years we had as your neighbors, and know everyone will miss his friendly wave and kind heart. Our deepest condolences- Damon and Kris Blamer and family.

  • We think often of the many acts of kindness that Dick showed to my son and I. He was so generous and thoughtful! Anita, thank you for your gentle spirit and being our friends. We love you and will keep you & family in our thoughts and prayers!
    We hope to see you soon!

    Carla and Joseph

  • Anita and family: Ron and I are so sorry about Dicks passing. He was so kind to us helping Ron with everything he couldn’t do. His humor will be missed. You both will be missed as we are not sure if we will be back camping this year. We will continue to pray for you and your family.
    Ron and Sue Prince