Richard J. “Dick” Shook age 78, of Ansonia passed away at 10:27 PM on Sunday, February 2, 2020, at State of the Heart Hospice Care Center in Greenville.
Dick was born February 15, 1941, in Rossburg to the late Jim & Mary (Frantz) Shook. In addition to his parents, Dick was also preceded in death by his wife, Kay L. (Speckman) Shook; twin infant children, Douglas and Kimberly Shook; and a sister, Joan Lawson.
Dick is survived by his children, Tammy & Mark Cromwell of Vandalia, Jeff & Anita Shook of Rossburg and Brad & Jennifer Shook of Ansonia; grandchildren, Justin & Jalynn Cromwell, Kristin Cromwell & fiancé, Seth Kennedy, James & Andrea Shook, Amanda Shook, Ross Shook, Mitchell Shook, Marissa Shook, Michael Shook and Mason Shook; great-grandchildren, Rylee Shook, Austynn Cromwell, Axyle Cromwell and 1 expected; brother & sister-in-law, Max & Jo Ann Shook of Kettering; and a brother-in-law, Paul Lawson of Florida.
Dick served in the U.S. Army Reserves and U.S. Air Force Reserves. He was a barber for 30 years and was an egg producer. Dick graduated from Dayton Barber College. Dick was a member of the Ansonia American Legion.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, February 7, 2020, at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in St. Louis Cemetery in North Star. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 PM and Friday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home in Greenville. Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com