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Richard Henry Strayer

June 8, 1935 — January 15, 2021

Richard Henry Strayer

Richard Henry Strayer, age 85, of DeGraff, Ohio passed away at 6:53 a.m. Friday, January 15, 2021 at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine, Ohio.

He was born in DeGraff June 8, 1935, a son of the late Raymond and Christine (Sidle) Strayer.

On October 23, 1954, Dick married the former Patricia Sue Taylor in Winchester, Indiana and she preceded him in death July 27, 2010. He was also preceded in death by his son, James Strayer; three sisters, Lucille Miller, Louise Beatty and Catherine Kuhn and four brothers, Donald Strayer, Sherman Strayer, Harley Strayer and Robert Strayer.

Dick is survived by his daughter, Jayne (Tony Bilyeu) Strayer; two grandsons, Joshua Strayer and Justin Strayer; four great grandchildren, Evan Strayer, Emma Strayer, Abi Strayer and Izzy Strayer and several nieces and nephews.

Dick had retired from Glacier Daido in Bellefontaine and was a member of the Bellefontaine Fraternal Order of Eagles #2166. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, making horseradish, all types of farm equipment and most especially entertaining friends.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff. The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at the funeral home.

Burial will follow the funeral service at the Greenwood-Union Cemetery in DeGraff.

The staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff is honored to serve the Strayer family.

D.S.

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Visitation

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

2:00 - 6:00pm

Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of DeGraff

210 Hayes St, De Graff, OH 43318

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Starts at 10:00am

Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of DeGraff

210 Hayes St, De Graff, OH 43318

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