Richard E. Mick

Richard E. Mick, age 77, of Howard, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019 at Knox Community Hospital.

He was born on March 26, 1942 in Montpelier, Ohio and was the son of Seldon and Imo (Gaskill) Mick. Richard was actively involved in the New Life Church of the Nazarene for 12 years, and was a United States Army Veteran.

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He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Linda (Bible) Mick; two daughters, Lacrisha (Michael) Donelson and Andrea (Michael) Bumb; five granddaughters, Hanna, Jessica, Kelsie, Leah and Lauren; brothers, Tom (Susan) Mick and Larry Mick; sister, Joan Gordon, sister-in-law, Rosalea Mick; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents and ten siblings.

Friends and family may call on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 from 1:00 – 2:00 PM at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Rd. in Mount Vernon, where a Celebration of Life Service will follow at 2:00 PM. Military honors will be conducted by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council.

There will also be a Celebration of Life Open House held in his hometown Montpelier. It will be held on November 3, 2019, from 2:00-4:00pm at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 402 Broad St in Montpelier.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: New Life Church of the Nazarene.

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