Richard L. “Dick” Logan
February 25, 1928 ‒ January 18, 2016
Richard L. “Dick” Logan, 87, of Galion passed away Monday, January 18, 2016 at Signature Health Care in Galion after declining health.
He was born February 25, 1928 in Galion and was the son of Earl M. and Minnie Mae (Foust) Logan. Dick is survived by his wife of 66 years Geraldine A. “Jerry” (Seckel) Logan who he married on October 16, 1949.
He is also survived by children Sue (Thomas) Stewart of Stow, Ohio, Mary Lou “Boo” (Dennis) Lutz of Galion, Robert (Julie) Logan of Mansfield and Jon (Betty) Logan of Galion; 17 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren and a sister Beverly (Swalley) Leavy of Galion.
Dick was preceded in death by his parents; step-mother Harriet (Wisterman) Logan; his sister, Joyce Ann Gehrisch and two great-grandchildren.
He was a 1946 graduate of Galion High School and attended Ohio Wesleyan University. Dick proudly served his country in Korea during the World War II era with the United States Army. He worked as a machinist at Cleland Manufacturing and the former Galion Iron Works. Dick also managed the Texaco Station in Galion, worked at Logan’s Furniture Store, was a service representative for Galion Dresser and also farmed.
Dick was a member of the American Legion Scarbrough Post 243 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4329 both of Galion. He was an avid knife collector and enjoyed reading and big band music. Dick’s motto was “a cold beer could cure anything.” He especially cherished the time he spent with his family and his beloved grandchildren.
A Memorial will be held March 5, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Peace Lutheran Church, 129 W. Walnut Street, Galion, Ohio 44833. Calling hours will be held one hour prior. Military Services provided by the United States Army and Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail, and Grandson, Major David Persons Jr,USMC,Retired.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lutheran Social Services, 500 West Wilson Bridge Road Suite 245 Worthington, Ohio 43085 in care of the funeral home.
Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Dick Logan, and condolences may be made to them atwww.SnyderFuneralHomes.com.