Richard W. Neil

Birth Date: 
Friday, April 25, 1947
Date of Passing: 
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Richard W. Neil, 74, of Dalton passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at his residence.

He was born April 25, 1947 in Wooster the son of Clare “Blondy” and Bernice “Dayle” Watson Neil. On September 20, 1968 he married Carol Luecht. She survives.

Richard graduated from Waynedale High School and also the University of Akron with a degree in Civil Engineering. He worked for Rubbermaid for 30 years. Prior to that, Richard had worked for Ruhlin Construction. He was a member of the US Army Reserves. Richard was a member of the Moreland United Methodist Church and enjoyed volunteering for activities such as Sunday singing at Brookdale Wooster assisted living and alzheimer’s care facility. He enjoyed many hobbies and being a member of several clubs and organizations during his years such as Penn Ohio Model A Club and the Orrville Model Railroaders Club. He also volunteered his time for the maintenance and upkeep of the Dalton Rails to Trails section. Richard was an avid woodworker and had built many pieces of furniture, and loved to make annual Christmas ornaments for family and friends. In his last few years, he became a big fan of Lego’s and built many models that he proudly displayed all around the house.

Along with his wife, he is survived by his children Robert (Margaret) Neil and Ann (Jeff) Martin; grandchildren Brian (Jingyan) Haynes, Adam Martin, and Roger and Aaron Neil; a brother Gary (Cince) Neil, and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Patricia Neil.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. 

McIntire, Bradham & Sleek, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Moreland United Methodist Church, 138 Moreland Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Online condolence may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com

Memorial Contributions: 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice LifeCare, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH 44691 or to the Moreland United Methodist Church, 138 Moreland Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.

Visitation: 

No calling hours.

Service: 

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Condolences

Condolences to Carol & children at this sad time.Rest in Peace Richard.

Carol, sending our condolences and prayers. He was a wonderful friend and we had many memories of riding. God Bless

To Richard’s Family, so sorry and surprised to hear of Richard passing. Please know that we are sending our condolences and prayers your way. May our Lord and Savior keep you in his loving arms. Love ❤️ to the whole family.

So sorry for your loss. Remember the good times. Take care of each other. God bless and keep.

Dear Carol and Family - We were so sorry to hear about Rick's passing. We really enjoyed the times we were able to share with both of you especially over these past few years. May you all find God's Peace.

Thank you for your service. Condolences to the family.

So sorry to hear of Richards passing, but praising God that he is whole again. He was a most admirable person to persevere all that he went through. Prayers for you Carol and all the rest of your family and friends. May God bless you with many wonderful memories. HUGGS.

Sorry to hear of Rick's passing. We have happy memories of our times together and the trip to Tennessee and Chimney top! He will be missed!

So sorry to hear of Rick's Passing he will be missed
the Strock's

Ann and Family,

Thinking of you during this difficult time and wishing you moments of peace and comfort. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

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