Richard L. Neumann
November 16, 1932 ‒ January 03, 2018
Richard L. Neumann went to be with the Lord Wednesday morning, January 3, 2018 in his home. He was 85.
He was born November 16, 1932 in Crestline to parents Russell & Myrtle (Stone) Neumann. After he graduated from Galion High School with the class of 1950, he attended Baldwin Wallace University and Southern Illinois University. Richard then went on to serve in the US Air Force for four years during the Korean War. His last two years were spent in Alaska with an interception squadron as a radar technical supervisor. After his honorable discharge he was employed by North Electric, Hughes Aircraft Company, and retired after 31 years at ITT as an electrical engineer. After retirement he worked for Wagner Hardware in Mansfield.
Richard was a born again Christian and was a member of Mansfield Baptist Temple. He loved the Lord, his wife and family very deeply.
Richard loved sports and played many of them in high school, college, and while he was in the Air Force. He also spent time working with the Boy Scouts as an assistant scout master with the American Legion Troop, which he enjoyed very much.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years Carolyn “Lynn” Neumann; sons Barry (Diana) Neumann, and Cory (Andrea) Neumann; grandchildren Yuri, Sasha, Alexi, Kassie, Landon, and LeeAnn Neumann; sister Dorothy (Edward) Buerger; brother Eldon (Phyllis) Neumann; sister-in-law Lois Neumann and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his brothers Arthur and Dale; and his sisters Carol Funk and Hazel Henkel.
The Neumann family will receive friends Monday, January 8, 2018 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. A funeral service honoring Richard’s life will be held Tuesday January 9, 2018 at 11 a.m. with Pastor Robert Kurtz officiating.
Contributions in Richard’s memory to Mansfield Baptist Temple may be made at the funeral home.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Richard’s family and encourage you to share a fond memory or message of condolence to them at SnyderFuneralHomes.com