Richard H. Paugh
March 21, 1941 ‒ April 15, 2016
Richard H. Paugh, age 75, of Fredericktown went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 15, 2016.
He was born on March 21, 1941, in London, Ohio, to the late Ivan and Esther (Nunamaker) Paugh. Richard worked as a tool and dye maker for the J.B. Foote Foundry for nearly 25 years and retired from Valco Industries in Springfield in 2011. He was a member of the Fredericktown United Methodist Church where he sang in the choir and enjoyed serving and fellowshipping with friends. Before moving back to Fredericktown, Richard had been a member of Maiden Lane Church of God in Springfield where he enjoyed helping with the youth and singing in the choir. He and Diane especially enjoyed singing in the Living Christmas Tree at Maiden Lane. Richard served 12 years on the Fredericktown Emergency Squad as an EMT. He enjoyed golfing, going on senior bus trips, traveling, and helping friends. He loved being with his family most of all.
Richard is survived by his children, Robin (Walt) Farlee and Susan (Wade) Grogg both of Fredericktown; Jeff Paugh of Springfield, Andy (Casey) Paugh of Granby CO, grandchildren, Chad, Curtis (Erin), Gavin (Kasey), Colin James (Kayla Wade), Colin Michael, Jacob, Evan, Zachary, Abigail, Brady, Luke, Jolee, and Jacey and great-grandchildren Asher, Landyn, Peyton, Chayton, Xander, Harper, and Faith, sisters, Mary Kathryn Hall of S. Charleston and Marjorie Paugh of Jamestown, brothers, Sherman (Carolyn) Paugh of S. Vienna, and Donald (Holly) Paugh of Duluth MN, sisters-in-law, Janet Paugh of S. Vienna, Janet (David) Jones of Richmond, VA, many nieces and nephews and special “son” Leo Gorman of Springfield.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Diane (Davidson) Paugh, a son, James R. Paugh, brother and sister-in-law, George and Joyce Paugh, brother, Robert Paugh, brother-in-law, William Hall, parents-in-law, Wilbur and Dorothy (Fearn) Davidson.
Friends may call on Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 12-2 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. at the Fredericktown United Methodist Church, 123 Columbus Road, Fredericktown, OH where a celebration of life service will be held on Thursday at 6 p.m. with Pastor Richard Hasley officiating. Private burial in Forest Cemetery will be at a later date.
Memorial Contributions in Richard’s name can be made to Fredericktown United Methodist Church.
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