Richard L. McCallister

August 24, 1955 ‒ November 23, 2017

Galion, Ohio

Richard A. McCallister, 62, of Galion passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at home unexpectedly.

Born August 24, 1955 in Galion, he was the son of Richard A. McCallister and Ellen L. (McClurg) Stroup.

Richard served his country in the United States Army and then worked at the Family Dollar Warehouse in Columbus for many years and then did odd jobs for people.

He is survived by two sisters, Sherry (Johnny) Thomas and Deanna Eicher both of Galion; four nieces and nephews, Shalea Penrod, Sarah Otten, Taustin Greanya and Colten Skaggs and several great nieces and great nephews.

In addition to his parents he is also preceded in death by a sister Christine McCallister and a brother, Jeff McDonnell.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Fairview Cemetery, Galion, 1295 Fairview Road, Galion, Ohio 44833 with full military honors conducted by the United States Army and the Galion Crestline Veterans Military Funeral Detail.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Richard McCallister, and condolences may be made to them at


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  • Sorry to here this it saddens my heart💔 Known him for many years back in the day we all would meet at Amens and spend the day playing softball
    Always a good time I’m sure Tom has all the old ball players together and having a great game or maybe today it’s Michigan vs Ohno state play off
    Thinking of all of Dicks family and friends
    R . I . P . Dickie

  • So sorry sherry, Deanna, and family. I’m glad he’s at peace now and won’t have to worry about the winter. R.I.P. Richard

  • your family and my family all grew up together. your sister chris became one of my best friends. can’t help but think back on all of the fun times all of us had together. rip dicky. you’ll be missed prayers and hugs to the family