Monday, November 19, 2018

Richard “Dick” Weherley (November 2, 2018)

Richard “Dick” Weherley, age 84 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 1:53 PM Friday November 2, 2018 at the State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville. Dick was born August 22, 1934 in Miami County, Ohio and the son of the late Waldo and Thelma (Hunt) Weherley.

Dick was retired from the American Airlines working for them at the Vandalia Airport for 36 years. He loved horse racing and following in his father’s footsteps owned standardbred race horses. He was a member of the Darke County Horseman’s Association and in 2017 was the recipient of the “Horse of the Year” award. In addition to his love of horses he was an avid euchre card player and very much enjoyed attending many of the activities of his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was also a member of the Central Ave. Church of the Brethren in Greenville and a former member of the Happy Corner Church of the Brethren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law Barbara “Bobbie” and Dean Myers.

Dick is survived by his wife C. Kay (Wright) Weherley of Greenville. They were married September 20, 1952. Also children Steve A. (Karlene) Weherley, Luanne (Rob) Riber and Pamela S. (Mike) Swihart; 8 grandchildren; 6 step grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; sisters Linda (Dale) Hogenkamp, Kitty (George) Matt and Bonnie (Tom) Feitshans as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday November 6, 2018 at the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Ron Sherck officiating. Burial will follow in the Mote Cemetery near Pitsburg. The family will receive friends on Monday from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the funeral home.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to the State of the Heart Care Darke County, Ohio.

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