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Richard S. “Dick” Shotwell

Richard S. “Dick” ShotwellRichard S. “Dick” Shotwell, 83, of Carrollton passed away Sunday, May 20, 2012, at Great Trail Nursing Home in Minerva. He was born Sept. 6, 1928, in Carrollton, OH to the late Jay Vergil and Martha Bernice (Long) Shotwell.

Dick was a lifetime resident of Carrollton. He retired from Tennessee Gas Pipeline in 1991 after 39 years of service. He was a member of Carrollton First United Methodist Church and Carroll Lodge No. 124 F & A.M., where he was treasurer for 31 years. He was a 50-year member of the Masons and a member of the Carroll County Veterans Club. He graduated from Carrollton High School. He shot video of Carrollton High School football games for 28 years. He was also a Carrollton Village Councilman for six years.

Dick is survived by his wife, Betty Louise Brumbaugh Shotwell; two sons, Dr. Mark A. (Candice) Shotwell of Slippery Rock, PA, and Steven J. (Linda) Shotwell of Carrollton; two daughters, Randi Shotwell of Fraser, CO., and Jody (Arthur) Macek of Indian Trail, NC; a sister, Mrs. Frances (Don) Johnson of Minerva; six grandchildren: Caroline, Clayton, Melanie, Megan, Claire and Scott; two step-granddaughters, Julianna and Wendy; one great-granddaughter, Sheridan, and two step great-grandchildren Kallie and C. J.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents and an infant daughter Marilyn.

Funeral services will be at the Allmon-Dugger-Cotton Funeral Home in Carrollton at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 24, with Pastor Mike Doak officiating. Calling hours will be at the funeral home Wednesday, May 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. with Masonic services at 7 p.m. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery. Memorials contributions may be made to the Carroll County Hospice or the K-9 Mobility at www.K9S4mobility.org.

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