Richard L. ‘Dick’ Stine

Mr. Stine

Richard L. “Dick” Stine, 76, of Attica, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Stein Hospice, Sandusky.

He was born June 14, 1940, in Attica, to the late Franklin and Euvetus (Cook) Stine.

Mr. Stine is survived by his wife, Ruth J. (Carrick) Stine, whom he married Sept. 4, 1960, at College Hill Church United Church of Christ. He also is survived by his son, Randall (Diana) Stine of Tiffin and children, Richard, Leigha Jo, Brad and Luke, and grandsons, Brior, Keegan and Kennedi; daughter, Karen (Rickey) Bolen of Plymouth and son, Nicholas, and grandchildren, Trevor and Kylie; and son, Kenneth (Nikki) Stine of Willard and children, Nathan (Lindsey), Megan, Kaylie and Kendra and grandson, Ryan; and two brothers, George Stine of Tiffin and Frank Stine of McCutchenville.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Louis and Tony Stine; and sisters, Helen, Jane Ann and Marilyn.

Mr. Stine was employed at C.L. Fike Ford Garage, American Electric Power and was a bus mechanic for Seneca East Public Schools. He also was an independent mechanic, carpenter, former supermodified car builder and race driver. Dick was an avid Buckeye fan, loved to watch westerns mainly with John Wayne and never missed a NASCAR or Indy Car race.

Friends will be received 6-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, and 10-11 a.m. Saturday with his funeral starting at 11 a.m. at Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Service, 295 W. Tiffin St., Attica. Burial will take place in Attica Venice Township Cemetery, Attica.

The family encourages guests to dress casual or wear your favorite racing attire.

Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice, Seneca East Public Library or Attica United Methodist Church through the funeral home.

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