Richard Sewell

April 14, 1922March 17, 2014

Richard E. Sewell was born on April 14th 1922 and passed away on March 17, 2014 at the age of 91, after a short illness.

Richard was the son of the late Roy H. Sewell and Grace A. Simpson Sewell. He proudly and honorably served his country in the Army Air Corps during World War II, and was retired from the Timken Company after 33 years of service.

Richard was preceded in death by his wife, Gladys J. Sewell; his grandson, Benjamin Richard Goutras; his sister, Donna Robinson; and two brothers, Howard and Dale Sewell. He is survived by his children and their spouses, Charles R. and Jane Sewell of North Carolina, Lora L. and Gust Goutras of North Canton, and Douglas S. and Teresa Sewell of South Carolina; granddaughters and their spouses, Stacie and Paul Smith of South Carolina, and Stephanie and Douglas Vujas of Atwater, Ohio; and great grandson, Shane Douglas Vujas. He is also survived by his brother, Robert Sewell; and his sister, Dorothy Dearth.

Calling hours will be Thursday, March 20th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home, 5000 Everhard Road NW, Canton, Ohio. Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 21st at 12:00 noon at the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home with Rev. Sandra Hutchinson officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hills Burial Park.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of Home Helpers of Canton for their compassion and care of our father in his last illness. Memorial contributions may be made to the Akron Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund.


  • Visitation Thursday, March 20, 2014
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 21, 2014

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March 26, 2014

Dear Sewell Family, My Dad, Ron Naugle, worked with Dick at Timken. He would like to send his deepest sympathy to you. Take care.

Betty Robinson

March 24, 2014

My thoughts and prayers to the family. Now Uncle Dick will be with Aunt Gladys, Grandma and Grandpa Sewell, and my dear mother, Donna. Love to all of you.

Reed Brown Jr.

March 23, 2014

MY deepest sympathies to the family. I worked as a turn supervisor with Dick in the early 80's at GSP. He was always willing to help anyone. He was a good man.

Paul & Becky Schaefer

March 22, 2014

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

March 21, 2014

We send our deepest sympathies to the Sewell Family! Dick was Dan's boss at the Timken Co. Rest in peace, Dick! Dan & Debby Trump

shari rudolph

March 20, 2014

Please accept my deepest sympathies. I know I seen haven't the family in years. Sorry I couldn't make it. I remember the holidays when we would visit each others houses. And the family reunions years ago. God Bless.
Love Shari Sewell Rudolph.

Jenny Kiefaber

March 20, 2014

Rest in Peace, sweet Uncle Dick. Such a good man. With deepest sympathies.

Elizabeth, Lindsey and Maverick Pugh

March 20, 2014

We will miss you!

Anna and Todd Pugh

March 20, 2014

Our deepest sympathies to the entire Richard Sewell Family. We will forever miss your Father, Brother and Grandfather. The Pugh Family was blessed to have "Grandpa Dick" in our lives for the past 11 years. May God be with all of you.

Dan Braucher

March 20, 2014

Please accept my deepest sympathies.