Richard Bechtel

June 4, 1949 - August 17, 2018
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Richard Bechtel, 69, of Malvern, Ohio, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.

Born in Dover, Ohio on June 4, 1949, he was the son of the late Clifford and Helen Cain Bechtel. He retired from the Fort McDowell Trucking Company in McDowell, Arizona, where he was employed as a truck …

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Richard Bechtel, 69, of Malvern, Ohio, passed away Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland.

Born in Dover, Ohio on June 4, 1949, he was the son of the late Clifford and Helen Cain Bechtel. He retired from the Fort McDowell Trucking Company in McDowell, Arizona, where he was employed as a truck driver. Richard was an honorably discharged veteran from the United States Army after having served two tours of duty in Viet Nam and also loved riding his motorcycles.

Surviving is his wife, Janice M. Bechtel of the residence; two sons, Justin Bechtel of Jacksonville, North Carolina and Ricky (Celeste) Bechtel of New Philadelphia; two daughters, Corissa (Ben) Thompson of Jacksonville, North Carolina and LaVonda McGee of Rome, Georgia; three brothers, Max Bechtel, Joe (Marilyn) Bechtel and Jerry Bechtel all of New Philadelphia; four sisters, Emily McGuire of Spencer, Tennesee, Ellen (Joe) Gowins of New Philadelphia, Mariam Schillinger of Somerset, Pennsylvania and Helen Berkowicz of Uhrichsville; and 19 grandchildren. Three brothers also preceded him in death.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 1:30 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia with Pastor Brian Flood officiating. The New Philadelphia VFW Post 1445 conduct military honors immediately following the service. Visitation will be held Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 4 to 7 PM in the funeral home. In keeping with his wishes, following the services, his body is to be cremated through the care of Geib’s Tuscarawas Valley Crematory.

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Date: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm

End Time: 7:00 pm

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116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018

Time: 1:30 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

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116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Pancho Carrasco posted on 8/23/18

Our Deepest Sympathy to you and your family. He was a great Man and Friend. We use to work together. He will be missed greatly. Rest In Peace My Friend. Until we meet again ? ~ Pancho Carrasco

 

Shelia Kay Sizemore (Trachsel) posted on 8/23/18

Sympathy and prayers to the entire Bechtel family. It has been many years since we were kids together. I wondered what had happened to all of you. So sorry for your loss of Rick.

 

Tanya Lemay posted on 8/22/18

Janice I'm here whatever you need. Call anytime. I love you .

 

Todd Borgstrom posted on 8/22/18

Gonna miss this guy , he was a good ol boy .. had some good times running concrete with RB .... Very sad to hear about his passing ..

 

Deborah Fimple posted on 8/22/18

I am so sorry for your loss,our prayers are with you.

 

Janice posted on 8/22/18

I love you always and forever

 

Johnny hart posted on 8/21/18

I love and miss ya uncle Richard. I'll never forget the support you had for me in my own times of trouble when we talked on phone. Love ya and we'll fish together on the other side...

 

Kristina Christy posted on 8/21/18

I will miss your wisdom and caring nature Uncle Richard. You have made me laugh on several occasions and I will truly miss them and you. May you rest peacefully in the loving arms of the Lord.

 

John mcneely posted on 8/21/18

Gonna miss you good buddy enjoyed the talks and laughter we shared together God bless RIP

 

Jim Bechtel posted on 8/21/18

I'll always cherish the times we had together.Growing up as little kids.You were always a very kind and wonderful person.When your country called,you answered.And from one soldier to another I salute you.I love you Dick!My heart goes out to your family.Your cousin Jim

 

Jim Bechtel posted on 8/21/18

I'll always cherish the times we had together.Growing up as little kids.You were always a very kind and wonderful person.When your country called,you answered.And from one soldier to another I salute you.I love you Dick!My heart goes out to your family.Your cousin Jim

 

Emily Mcguire posted on 8/21/18

My little brother so much time passes ,how i wish we had more time all of us, but i guess God has other plans for us ,you will be so miss ,To your sweet wife and children my love prayers will be always.Love you forever your sister Emmy

 

Bonnie Laubert posted on 8/21/18

I'm so sorry for your loss Janice. I didn't know your hubby but I'm sure he was a great man. If you need me just call,, Prayer's to you and your family, Bonnie

 

Ella Monroe posted on 8/21/18

So sorry my cousin Janice.Sending you love and hugs to all the family. Sorry I can't be there. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Love Ella Mae and Bob.

 

Tammy Gowins posted on 8/21/18

Forever rest in the loving arms of your Heavenly Father Uncle Dick??

 

Dave Hart and Dot Brooks posted on 8/21/18

Will miss my riding buddy!

 

Dave Hart and Dot Brooks posted on 8/21/18

Rest in peace RB we love and miss you brother.

 

Lisa Link posted on 8/21/18

My Gods peace be with you all in your loss. May his angel wings wrap you in comfort..Lisa Link( justins half sister) and debra shadrick..( justins blood mother) ..Life now begins for the believer of our Lord Jesus Christ , one with no pain , sorrows, or problems, our hope as believers is we know we all meet again in heaven .My prayers are with everyone who has lost their loved one here on earth temporarily., Lisa, sister of justin...

 

Henry Thompson posted on 8/20/18

RIP Richard aka RB heaven just got a new ? angel

 

Terri VanHorne posted on 8/20/18

Thoughts and prayers Janice,to you and your family.i never got to meet him but i know he was wonderful,because you had nothing but good stories and memories to say of him.love you

 

Robert Mason posted on 8/20/18

I am so glad I was able to talk to you on the phone awhile back Richard. :) I am sad that you are gone & you will be sadly missed by all your family.

 

Benjamin Thompson posted on 8/20/18

RIP "RB"PAPPY BECHTEL WE ALL WILL MISS U DEARLY... LOVE YOU MANY'S AS U WOULD SAY... REMEMBER THE DAY WE MET YOUR HARD WAYS TAUGHT ME ALOT... LOVE YOUR MENTORSHIP AND STORYS... CANT BELIEVE THIS DAY CAME... WE WILL MISS YOU .... LOVE YOUR SON BEN....

 

David L Schweitzer posted on 8/20/18

Dick and I have been friends since the 1st grade and continued thru out our Adult life. He was like a Brother to me, always there for anyone in need One of the kindest men I have ever known He will be missed everyday RIP Brother keeper in the wind. To Janice and his family you have my deepest sympathy.

 

Crissy Thompson posted on 8/20/18

We love you dearly and will hold you in our hearts forever pappy ?

 

Janice Bechtel posted on 8/20/18

My dearest husband, best friend my everything. My heart is so broken, I miss you so much. God took you away too soon, 24 years was not enough. I guess God needed an angel, please wait for me I will be there before you know it. I love you forever.

 

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