Richard Joseph Carrier

August 05, 1936 ‒ November 08, 2009

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Richard Joseph Carrier, age 73 of Mount Vernon passed away on Sunday, November 9, 2009 in Mount Vernon. He was born on August 5, 1936 in Penacook, New Hampshire, a son of the late Jack and Lucille (Tyger) Carrier.

Richard was a 1955 graduate of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic School in Mount Vernon and was a member of Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. He retired from T.R.W. in Mount Vernon. Richard enjoyed riding his bike on the Kokosing Bike Trail, traveling and camping.

Richard is survived by his wife, Jo Anne (Ferenbaugh) Carrier, whom he married on August 31, 1956; sons, Michael (Maryjo) Carrier of Missoula, Montana, and Gregg Carrier of El Paso, Texas; special children, Scott and Tiffany Spitler of Mount Vernon; a granddaughter, Nicole Carrier of Missoula, Montana; special grandchildren, Morgan and Brayden Spitler of Mount Vernon; brothers, Bernard (Linda) Carrier of Mount Vernon, Jack (Nadine) Carrier of Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Charles (Beverly) of Galion; and a sister, Carla (Chris) Finnegan of Galion.

In addition to his parents, a brother, Bobby Carrier, preceded Richard in death.

The family will have a private service at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 303 East High St., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Richard Joseph Carrier.