Richard Lee Butz

August 5, 1934 - May 30, 2020

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Richard "Dick" Lee Butz, 85 of Mechanicsburg, Ohio, passed away, Saturday, May 30, 2020 in Allen view Health Care Center, Springfield, Ohio.

He was born August 5, 1934 in Madison County, Ohio the son of the late Frank and Margaret (Bailey) Butz.

Dick was a 1952 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School. He was a truck driver with Tullis Trucking and retired after 30 years of service. He then worked for Heritage in Mechanicsburg. Dick served the Village of Mechanicsburg as a volunteer Firefighter for many years, as well as Water Superintendent and Auxiliary Police officer.

He enjoyed traveling, riding his motorcycle and never missed bike week.

Dick is survived by his daughter, Deana J. (Michael) Myrick; his sons, Richard L. (Darlene) Butz Jr., Robert "Bob" L. (Gina) Butz, and Randall L. (Kay) Butz; his sister, Donna (Lawrence) Wilson; his brother, Ralph Butz; his grandchildren, Lydia (Mitch) Beatty, Cari (Shawn) Leet, Leah Castle, Josh Butz, Andy Butz, Ben Butz, Jill (Dakota Goedel) Butz, Derek (Amanda Lockard) Johnston, Jackie (Jake) Daniels, Scott Butz, Robin Butz and 12 great grandchildren as well as several nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister-in-law Cheri Butz.

A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, 2020 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 2020 in the funeral home with Pastor Jim Mayo officiating. Burial will follow in Paint Township Cemetery, London, Ohio.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com


Michael and Diane Barajas - Jun 3, 2020
Our deepest condolences to you Deanna and your family. So sad to hear of Richard's passing. Love and hugs to you and yours. God Bless.
KIMBERLY LAYNE - Jun 3, 2020
I am sorry for your loss. He was such a nice neighbor and friend. He will be missed.
Beth Lewis - Jun 2, 2020
So sorry for your loss.
Maria Bostick - Jun 2, 2020
Sorry for your loss Randy and family
The Howley Family - Jun 2, 2020
Our deepest sympathy at the passing of your dad Randy and Bob. He will be missed by many but especially by your family. God bless you with peace and strength.
Roderick Yocom - Jun 2, 2020
So sorry for your loss
Debbie Moore - Jun 2, 2020
So sorry to hear of Butzy's passing. He was always so friendly. My condolences to his family.
David L Cantrell - Jun 2, 2020
So sorry to the Butz family, especially Randy. Your dad was a great man. Prayers to you all.
Paul and Connie Foss - Jun 2, 2020
Sincere sympathy to all the Butz family. We will sure miss "Butzy"in the neighborhood. He was a great fella.
Tami henry - Jun 1, 2020
So sorry for the families loss
Cheryl Sampson - Jun 1, 2020
We had many talks about riding and lots of laughs you will be missed Butsey

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