Richard E. St. Clair, Sr.
December 30, 1932 ‒ March 02, 2021
Richard E. St. Clair, Sr., 88, of Galion passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at home surrounded by his family.
He was born December 30, 1932 in Galion to Harold R. and Albertina (Bauer) St. Clair. Richard was raised by his maternal grandparents, Carl and Caroline Dorothea Bauer. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Belva D. (Crawford) St. Clair whom he married on April 28, 1959.
He attended Galion Schools and retired in 1998 after 39 years from the former Komatsu Dresser in Galion where he was a lift truck operator. Richard loved the outdoors. He enjoyed cutting wood, gardening and was known for his rose garden.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Jeffery A. (Peggy) St. Clair of Mt. Gilead, Greg L. St. Clair of Phoenix, Arizona and Richard E. St. Clair, Jr. of Galion; one granddaughter, Veronica Jaynes of Phoenix, Arizona; a great-granddaughter, Honor; brother Harold St. Clair of Galion; brothers-in-law, John (Ellen) Crawford of Johnsville and David (Judy) Crawford of Loris, South Carolina; sister-in-law Nora (William) Houghton of Sarasota, Florida and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother Donald St. Clair.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Friday, March 5, 2021 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 5th with Rev. Joe Stafford officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Galion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Avita Hospice or 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 Richard St. Clair, and condolences may be made to them at www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.
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