Richard R. Berridge, 87, of Fostoria, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Independence House in Fostoria.
He was born July 10, 1926, in Bradner to George P. and Matilda (Berthold) Berridge. He married Irma Jean Bowers, his wife of 66 years, at United Methodist Church in Bradner Sept. 1, 1947, and she survives him.
Also surviving are his son Terry R. (Judi) Berridge, Canyon Lake, Texas; Deborah Hagenmaier, Fostoria, and Cindy (Ross) Morehead, Xenia; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Charles (Peggy) Berridge, Calif., and George (Angie) Berridge, Helena.
Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria, with an hour of visitation prior to the service Tuesday, which will begin at noon at the funeral home with Deacon John Kromer officiating. Masonic services will begin at 6 p.m. Monday. Burial will follow in Bradner Cemetery where the Bradner American Legion Post No. 338 will provide military honors.
Memorial contributions are requested to Bridge Hospice, Findlay, the American Cancer Society or to the Paralyzed Veterans of America.