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Richard Quinn

February 18, 2022

Obituary

Richard Louis Quinn, age 92, of Palm Bay FL., ended his journey Friday February 18, 2022, at William Childs Hospice, Palm Bay, FL., surrounded by his loving family.

 

He was born December 12, 1929, in Venice, OH, to the late Mr. William J. and Mrs. Lucena (Biller) Quinn. Richard grew up on the family farm learning the lessons of the Great Depression. He was a member of Margaretta High School's class of 1947 where he played 6-man football and acted in school plays.1948 saw Richard begin his 38-year career as a machinist at New Departure, Sandusky, OH.

 

Rich enjoyed the love and loving of two good women, marrying his first wife, Emily Jean Mowry who he met at a Downings barn dance, on October 13, 1951. She predeceased him in 1976. On February 3, 1978, Richard married Julie Ann Angel, who survives.

 

His hobbies and interests were eclectic. In 1950, he became involved in stock car racing with friends. He was an avid outdoorsman, trapping with his father, hunting with his father and then his sons, fishing with a host of friends both around Lake Erie and Canada's Georgian Bay, then later in life bird watching with grandchildren. Rich also enjoyed travelling with family making many car trips in the 50's and 60's and then international travel in the 80's and 90's. Regardless of the venue, Rich enjoyed meeting people and making friends. His favorite pastime though was playing cards with family and friends.

 

Rich began his Christian walk at Trinity Lutheran Church in Venice where he sang in the choir, taught Sunday School and served on the Vestry. Later he attended Congregational United Church of Christ, Castalia.

 

In addition to his wife, Julie, Richard is survived by sons Michael (Phyllis) Quinn and John (Nancy) Quinn, stepdaughters Renee (Ron) Mikula and Leslie (Jim) Humphrey; grandchildren Michael, Jr., Emily, Daniel and Mary Kate Quinn, John Connor (Jeanette) Quinn and Natalie (Matthew Mueller) Quinn; Jessica Humphrey, Jonathon (Jill) Humphrey, Kristen Mikula, and Jason (Michelle) Mikula; 6 great grandchildren and his sisters-in-law Mrs. Alice Knauer and Mrs. Edith Gray. Richard was also predeceased by a son, Marvin Quinn, his brother, Roger Quinn and several brothers and sisters-in-law.

 

His lifelong best friend, Mr. Fred Wobser will serve as honorary pallbearer.

 

Friends may call from 4-7 PM Friday, March 4, 2022, and from 11:30 AM until time of services at 1 PM Saturday, at Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia.  Pastor John Paputza will officiate.  Burial will follow in Perkins Cemetery.

 

Memorials may be given in Richard's name at the Sandusky Library, 114 W. Adams St. Sandusky, OH 44870, Congregational United Church of Christ, 205 Main St., Castalia, 44824, and Trinity Lutheran Church, 502 Bardshar Rd. Sandusky, OH .

 

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Richard, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Friday
March 4, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service
610 S. Washington St.
Castalia, OHIO 44824

Visitation
Saturday
March 5, 2022

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service
610 S. Washington St.
Castalia, OHIO 44824

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 5, 2022

1:00 PM
Ransom Funeral & Cremation Service
610 S. Washington St.
Castalia, OHIO 44824

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