Dick Lee D'Ostroph

June 26, 1935September 3, 2018

Dick Lee D’Ostroph, age 83, of West Lafayette died on September 3, 2018.

Dick was born in Coshocton on June 26, 1935 to the late Arthur D’Ostroph and Bessie Carr. After graduating from Coshocton High School, Dick became a military man. He spent 30 years between the United States Navy and the U.S. Naval Reserve. While he was in the U.S. Naval Reserve, Dick held a position in Automatic Combustion Control and also the position of Career Counselor until he was honorably discharged. Dick spent his post-military career as a craftsman of manufacturing and construction. On January 4, 1956, Dick married his high school sweetheart and wife of 62 years, Sandra (Kleinknecht) D’Ostroph. Dick was a member of the Canal Lewisville United Methodist Church and was not only a hard worker, but also a very family-oriented man.

Along with his wife, Dick is survived by his four children: Richard (Andrea) D’Ostroph, Tamera D’Ostroph, Rochelle Cunningham, and Bradley D’Ostroph; six grandchildren: Angelique, Chanté, Jessica, Jeremy, Natasha, and Gabrielle; six great-grandchildren: Belle, Allie, Abigail, Samuel, Eliana, and Avielle; three siblings: Jack, Alice, and Caroline; and many other extended family members.

Calling hours for Dick will be held at Canal Lewisville United Methodist Church on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Funeral services will begin at the church on Saturday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Wesley George officiating. Burial will follow at Coshocton County Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Dick’s name to Community Hospice C/O Truman House, 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.


  • Calling Hours Saturday, September 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 8, 2018

Dick Lee D'Ostroph

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Connie Geog

September 4, 2018

My heart and prayers go out to each of you.
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