Richard E. Doyle passed away peacefully Friday, July 25th, at West View Manor.
He was born April 27th, 1921, in Centerburg, Ohio, to Fern and Edward Doyle, and married Charlotte A. Lepley, of Mt. Vernon, Ohio, on September 26th, 1943.
Richard attended Centerburg High School, where he was a star athlete and scholar. After high school, he graduated from Cleveland College of Embalming. He spent the bulk of his career as a manufacturing engineer in the aerospace industry, ultimately retiring from Rockwell International. Richard also served as a Grand Master in the Masonic Lodge and held office in many civic organizations in Westerville, Ohio.
Richard was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, and will be greatly missed by the family he was so devoted to and his many friends, old and new.
Richard was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Charlotte, and survived by daughters Sharlee Murphy (Captain Samuel Murphy) of Delaware, Ohio, and Marilyn Dittoe (Dr. James Dittoe) of Wooster; grandchildren Heather Murphy (David Franseen) of Duluth, Minnesota, Patrick Doyle Murphy (Katie) of Columbus, Ohio, Andrew Doyle Dittoe (Jennifer) of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, and Jill Dittoe and Amy Dittoe, both of Hermosa Beach, California. Great-grandchildren are Isobel and Jack Doyle Murphy of Columbus.
Graveside services will be held Thursday July 31, 2008 at 11:00 AM at Eastview Cemetery in Centerburg, OH, Reverend Dale RuLon will officiate. Calling hours will be held Wednesday July 30 from 6-8 PM at the McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home 216 E. Larwill St. Wooster, Ohio 44691
Thursday, July 31 11:00 @ Eastview Cemetery, Centerburg
Wednesday July 30 6-8 PM