Richard L. Doup

November 26, 1933 ‒ August 02, 2012

Howard, Ohio

Richard L. Doup Sr., age 78, of Mary Street, Howard, Ohio passed away on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at the Laurels of Mount Vernon. He was born on November 26, 1933 in West Lafayette, Ohio to the late Earl and Pauline (Apple) Doup. Richard served in the United States Air Force and retired in 1987 from the Mansfield Reformatory. He was a member of the Howard United Methodist Church and enjoyed his John Deere tractor and motorcycle.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Shirley (Proper) Doup, his children, Thomas (Basyon) Doup of Mount Vernon, David Doup of Walhonding, Donald Doup of Howard, Richard L. Doup Jr. of Howard, Teresa Doup of Danville, Rebecca Llewellyn of Gambier and Brenda (Patrick) West of Obetz, nine grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, two brothers, James (Phyllis) Doup of Bellefontaine, Paul (Marilyn) Doup of Anchorage, Alaska and a sister, Barbara Thatcher of Danville.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Michaela Silliman and a brother, William Doup.

A graveside service with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will be held on Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Amity Cemetery with Pastor Lee Cubie officiating. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Richard L. Doup Sr.

Memorial contributions in Richard’s name may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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