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Richard Earl "Dick" McPheron

July 7, 1930 — November 21, 2020

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Richard Earl McPheron

Richard Earl “Dick” McPheron, 90 Years of Lima, Ohio passed away at 7:00 A.M. Saturday November 21, 2020 at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

He was born on July 7, 1930 to the late Raymond A. and Gladys (Mewhoeter) McPheron.

On July 30, 1953 he marred the love of his life, his best friend, Dorothy M. Eberle (McPheron) she survives in Lima, they were married 67 years.

Richard was a 1948 graduate of Shawnee High School. He served in the Korean War and was a platoon Sergeant. He retired from Lima State Hospital. He was a member of Lima Eagles Lodge, American Legion and a life time member of the VFW Post 1275 of Lima. Richard loved being around his grandchildren and family. He looked so forward t our McPeron Reunions and was so very loved by all. He loved watching Ohio State Football and Reds Baseball.

Richard is survived by his sons, Dennis McPheron, Mike (Sheila) McPheron, Tim (Cindy) McPheron and daughters Denise (David) Spallinger, Colleen McPheron Aubin.

Richard is survived by fifteen grandchildren, Jeff (Samantha) McPheron, Kristy McPheron, Shawn (Emily) McPheron, Justin (Heide) McPheron, Matt McPheron, Cara (Andrew) Hoppe, Leah McPheron, Alex (Kelli) McPheron, Kayla (Justin) Rex, Nicole (Jason) Wilkin, Sarah (Chris) Webb, Brianna (Jeffery) Aubin-Lusk, Trey (Taira) Fischer-Aubin, Taylor (Kasey) Krendel; thirty-two great grand kids; sister-in-law, Judy McPheron.

He was preceded in death by his brothers. Robert (Maraha) Mcpheron. Carl (Mary) McPheron, James McPheron; sisters, Henrieta (Charles) Mickey Rutledge, Imogene (Harold) Battles, Helen (Kenneth) Brown and their two grandchildren, Jamie Stoner and Rachel Stoner.

Times-Private family services will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Cemetery-Shawnee Cemetery. Lima, Ohio

Donations-Wounded Warrors, P.O. Box 96860, Washington DC 20077-7677

Condolences may be expressed at

Chamberlain-Huckeriede in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

A.M. Burial (Shawnee Cemetery, Lima)

2692 Shawnee Road, Lima, OH 45806

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