Richard "Dick" K. Emrick, 81, of New Madison, OH, passed away, Thursday, January 5, 2017 at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.
Dick was born Thursday, May 23, 1935 in Middletown, OH, a son of the late Willis and Edith (Henderson) Emrick.
In addition to his parents, Dick was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Emrick, brothers, Lloyd, Gene, Robert, Donald and Rolland Emrick, sisters, Kathleen Baker, Evelyn Cencebaugh, Maxine Baker, Shirley Geeding, Rosanna Owens and Helen Smith, a step son, Rick Miller, and a step great granddaughter, Katelyn.
Dick graduated from Monroe High School in Preble County. He was a retired carpenter and brick layer who constructed and renovated many homes and businesses in the local area. He served as an Eldorado council member for 4 years and was a member of the Sons of the Amvets in Eldorado.
Dick is survived by his daughters and sons in law, Rhonda and Bruce Snyder of Englewood, Cheryl and Tom Wright of Cumming, GA and Mindy and Jim Feuerborn of Nashville, TN; step children, Don and Nancy Miller of New Madison, Steve and Connie Miller of Arcanum, and Sue Miller of Colorado Springs, CO; 5 grandchildren; 9 step grandchildren; 21 step great grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis and Harold Swihart of Eldorado and Norma Bishop of Richmond, IN; numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Greenmound Cemetery in New Madison with Pastor Carol Duffield officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.braundpope.com