Richard (Rick) E. Lawther
Richard (Rick) E. Lawther, age 63, formerly of Carrollton, passed away in his sleep Friday, March 30, 2012, with heart issues.
He is survived by his father, Robert Lawther of Texas; children, Stephanie VanMeter of Carrollton, Brian Lawther of Sherrodsville, Melissa (Michael) Fickert of Florida, Eric (Suzie) Lawther of Perry, and Jeffery (Mary) Lawther of Cuyahoga Falls; three sisters, Debbie (Leonard) Cross of Westerville, Marcia (Tom) Hardwork of North Lawrence, and Roberta (Ronald) Meleg of North Canton; stepsister Sandy Lloyd of Texas and stepbrother, Robert F. Lawther of New Jersey; six grandchildren Amanda Wright, Erica Reeves, Kristen Fickert, Doug VanMeter, Mike Fickert, and Madison Lawther; great granddaughter, Bella Wright; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Opal (Sell) Lawther, and stepmother, Twila (George) Lawther.
He will be buried with his family at Westview Cemetery and then the family is having a small gathering.