Richard D. Pletcher, 83, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2023. He was born June 16, 1939 in Markelton, Pennsylvania. Richard was a resident of Barberton for 53 years. He retired from Cavanaugh Construction at the age of 62 and went back to work at Earth and Wood as a backhoe operator until the age of 75. He was a member of Barberton Seventh-Day Adventist Church, where is served as a deacon. Richard was preceded in death by his wife of forty-five years, Terry. He is survived by his daughter, Angela (Rusty) Shobe; son, Eric (Wendy) Pletcher; grandchildren, Brittany (Jimmy), Krystal (Anthony), Jonathon (Lindsay), Corey and Abigail; great-grandchildren, David, Vivienne, Jaden, Aubrey, Kaleb, Alexander, Ethan, Jensen and Everlee; siblings, Ernest Eldon (Carolyn) Pletcher, Wayne (Cheryl) Pletcher, Linda Little and Randy (Beverly) Pletcher; along with other family members and friends. Following Richard’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at 2 p.m. at Barberton Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 471 Jefferson Ave., Barberton with his son, Eric Pletcher officiating. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Seventh-Day Adventist Community Center in Barberton.
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