Richard Schweitzer, Sr.

July 27, 1934 - February 27, 2019
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Richard Jay Schweitzer, Sr., 84, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in Community Hospice House at New Philadelphia following a period of declining health.

Richard was born July 27, 1934 at Bolivar, Ohio and was raised by his grandmother, the late Hazel Schweitzer.

He was an avid racing fan and…

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Richard Jay Schweitzer, Sr., 84, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, February 27, 2019 in Community Hospice House at New Philadelphia following a period of declining health.

Richard was born July 27, 1934 at Bolivar, Ohio and was raised by his grandmother, the late Hazel Schweitzer.

He was an avid racing fan and could often be found at Midvale Speedway.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley (Weaver) Schweitzer whom he married on June 19, 1954; his children, Richard (Sherry) Schweitzer, Jr., Karen (Bret) Greco, Duane (Jill) Schweitzer and Sally (Blaine) Krebs; his grandchildren, Sarah (Donnie) Braun, Rachel (Shawn) Cunningham, Zac (Tiffany) Schweitzer, Cody (Jillian) Krebs, Julieanne (Kevin Myers) Greco, Jesse (Megan) Krebs, Josh (Natalie) Schweitzer and Alicia (Craig) Manly; his great-grandchildren, Isabelle and Luke Braun, Crue, Hadley and Tegan Schweitzer, Jordyn and Donnie Braun, Adalynn Manly, Cody Krebs Jr. and Darcy Ann Krebs; his brothers-in-law, Dale (Rose) Weaver, Walter (Kathy) Weaver, Mike (Lee) Weaver and Donald Weaver; and many nieces and nephews.

Richard was preceded in death by his grandmother; his brother, Paul; a granddaughter, Darcy Krieger; three uncles and their wives; his mother-in-law and father-in-law; and a brother-in-law, Ronald Weaver.

In keeping with Richard’s wishes there will be no calling hours or services and cremation will take place through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia.

Contributions may be made in Richard’s memory to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Avenue SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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Born: July 27, 1934
Died: February 27, 2019

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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.

 

Lucy Bonner Ricklic posted on 3/1/19

Dear Shirley and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

 

Cindy Sutkowy posted on 3/1/19

So sorry to hear of Uncle Dick’s passing. You all are in our prayers. Love , Cindy andWally Sutkowy and family

 

Betty Dixon posted on 3/1/19

Aunt Sally, Rich, Karen, Duane and Sally : We are lifting you all up in prayer and know God is our comforter . Uncle Dick will be missed by a lot of people . Love Betty Dixon Naples Fl

 

Sandy Renicker posted on 2/28/19

So sorry for your lost your family is in my thoughts and prayers

 

Don and Diane Winrod posted on 2/28/19

So sorry to hear about your loss. Don and Diane Winrod

 

Barb Davis posted on 2/28/19

My heart goes out to all of the family. Sending our sympathy and hugs to all of you. I always loved Dick's laugh, it was a contagious thing!!! I can still see him and dad sitting on the porch, giggling like a couple of kids. Both to be sorely missed..... Love you all, Barb Davis

 

Randy West posted on 2/28/19

Duane sorry to hear about the loss of your Father. With my sympathy, Randy West

 

David Allensworth posted on 2/28/19

Duane, Jill, your Mom and rest of family so sorry to hear about loss of your Dad. Reading article it seems Midvale Speedway lost a big racing fan as well. Keeping all of you in our thoughts and prayers. David and Paula Allensworth

 

Beth Nape posted on 2/28/19

Love and prayers to you all! Uncle Dick will be sadly missed! Great man and lots of great memories!

 

Cynthia K Mathias posted on 2/28/19

With deepest sympathy to Mr. Schweiter's family. May he rest in peace in the loving arms of our Lord. Cindy Mathias

 

Debbybonner posted on 2/28/19

Sorry for your loss aunt Shirley iam pauls young est Debby uncle dick is in a better place. He up in heaven with dad..

 

Ethelyn Eichel posted on 2/28/19

You all have my deepest sympathy.

 

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