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“R.I.P. RICK. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Danny King - Dayton, OH

“To Rick's family and children, I'm so sorry to here of Rick's passing I know he is in better place and feels no pain My heart goes out to all that...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Teresa Adkins Fraker

“Rest in peace Rick!!! ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Donna Perkey - New Lebanon, OH

“Dear Family, I will miss Rick's corny jokes but I know we'll see him again, in PARADISE! ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Mike Cannon

“Sorry to about your loss. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Cecilia and Alan

“One of my many memories of Rick was when we were growing up across the street from each other. He came pedaling his bike down his front yard,...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Kim Agbayani - Rocklin, CA


7 of 13 | Posted by: Tina Arnett - Eaton, OH

“So sorry for your loss. I ate lunch many times with Rick, Wendell and Patti. Rick loved to talk politics. May you find comfort in your time of...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Lori Hartman

“RIP MY FRIEND ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: PENNY RYAM - DAYTON, OH

“Prayers To the Family! Rick was a great friend to my brother Wendell and I know he will be deeply missed. He also was a great debater and I will miss...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Cherie Buis - Cincinnati, OH

“So sorry for your loss. Rick was a special friend to me and I loved "butting heads" with him. The family was so loving and caring of him during his...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Patricia (Buis) Ratliff

“Rickie, I will always hold you close to my heart. I have so many special memories and am thankful to have had the opportunity to know you. Rest...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Charlotte Slader - Bellbrook, OH

“You will be dearly missed but you are suffering no more. ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Goormastic - Dayton, OH


MITCHELL, Rickie Lee “Rick”, age 55, of Dayton, formerly of Trotwood, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017. Rick was born on January 9, 1962 in Dayton to George and Betty Mitchell. He attended Trotwood-Madison High School and worked as the Facilities Manager for First Lutheran Church in Dayton for many years. Rick was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his daughters, Jessica of TN and Lacie of KY; granddaughter, Gwendolyn Courtney; brothers, Jack (Joann) Davis, Bob Davis, and Mark Mitchell; sisters, Arlene (Ed) Piersall, Paula (Ronnie) Robinson, and Peggy Stamper; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. A visitation will be held from 10:00am-12:00noon on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at First Lutheran Church, 138 W. 1st Street, Dayton. A funeral service will follow 12:00noon also at the church. Burial in Mt. Zion Park Cemetery. The family would like to thank Pastor Bob, as well as Rick’s close friends Bo, Calvin, and Wendell for their support and guidance. Also, their sincere gratitude goes toward Hospice of Dayton for all their care and compassion they showed to Rick.

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