Richard L. Neumann

November 16, 1932 ‒ January 03, 2018

Mansfield, Ohio

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.

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  • We were very sorry to hear of Richard’s passing. I remember visiting he and Lynn many years ago when they were considering joining Baptist Temple. They were always a blessing and encouragement to their pastor. Heaven gets sweeter every day! May God continue to bless Lynn and family during these difficult days. Dale & Carol Adkins (former pastor MBT)

  • We extend our sympathies to Lynn and her family. We want them to know that
    our prayers are with them. Dick and Lynn and the two of us have know
    a close relationship and he will truly be missed.

  • Sending our sympathy to Lynn and her family, we have lots of good memories in the past year s with him.

  • My heart goes out to you and your family. May the love of those around your help you through the days ahead.

  • To Family of Richard Neuma:
    My deepest condolences on your lose. I have known the Neuman family for 80 years and was in high school with Dick and Dorothy. This is a very difficult time for you all and I send my heartfelt prayers and surround you with peace and love.

    Marilyn E Ritzhaupt Andrade
    Class of 52.