Richard Leon Weis
September 21, 1931 – October 4, 2018
Richard Leon Weis, 87, of Lima passed away at his residence on Thursday, October 4, 2018. He was born in Ottawa, Ohio on September 21, 1931 to the late Henry Linus and Inez (Croy) Weis. On May 12, 1956, he married his wife of 62 years, Elsie Alvira Edmonds. Richard proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked for many years as a driver for McLean Trucking and later as a supervisor for the Council on Aging. Richard’s favorite times were spent fishing with his family or enjoying evenings bowling at Northland Lanes. “Teach your kids how to hunt and fish and you’ll never have to hunt or fish for your kids.” Richard is survived by his wife, Elsie; children, Richard J. (Connie) Weis, Anthony (Michelle) Weis, Patrick (Kimberly) Weis, Robert Joseph (Tina) Weis, twenty-five grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren, along with a host of other friends and relatives. In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by his children, Robert, Susan, and Thomas Weis. Private family services will be observed at a later date. SIFERD-ORIANS FUNERAL HOME is honored to serve the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Richard’s honor are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association through their website www.alz.org or the local branch in Lima. Online condolences may be shared at www.siferd-oriansfuneralhome.com .
Richard Leon Weis
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October 9, 2018
Elsie and family,
God’s Blessings and His Love to all of you. Not much communication recently, but it does not mean I had forgotten my cousin. It was always amazing when we were both traveling, Dick in the truck and me in the car headed for a customer, how many times we met or passed on the road.
October 8, 2018
Tony, Michelle and Family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. I never got to meet him, but I remember all the great things you always said about him. He truly was a great man and father. You are in my prayers and in my thoughts.
Your Friend for life,
John K. Parlapiano
October 7, 2018
Elsie and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your dear husband and father. I remember him fondly sitting in the hospital cafeteria and chatting with “my cousin”. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Deb (Croy) Inkrott