Richard Lee Glasspoole, age 72, of Washington Court House, passed away at 1:45 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, at St. Catherine’s Manor.
He was born on Aug. 8, 1943, to the late Lee and Ruby Glasspoole.
Also preceding him in death was his sister and brother-in-law, Janice and Art Robertson; and brother, Keith Glasspoole.
Richard retired from the City of Columbus as a firefighter with more than 23 years of service. He was a Walnut Township High School graduate and he proudly served his country in the US Army Reserve.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara Ater Glasspoole; his children, Rhonda Glasspoole and Michele Glasspoole; step-sons, Tim Ater and Casey Ater; grandchildren, Aaron (Jordan) Clayborn and Alexis Cooper; step-grandchildren, Megan and Chase Ater; great-grandchildren, Brandon and Aaron Jr.; sister, Joan Glasspoole; his beloved friend and sister-in-Christ, Phyllis Johnson; Sherry, the mother of his daughters, Rhonda and Michele; and sister-in-law, Gloria Glasspoole. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles and a host of friends.
The funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at the Summers Funeral Home, Washington Court House, with Danny Dodds officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will take place on Wednesday at the convenience of the family at the Harrison Township Cemetery in South Bloomfield.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Fayette County, 222 N. Oakland Ave., Washington CH, OH 43160; or the Adena Cancer Center, 4435 SR 159, Chillicothe, OH 45601.
Online condolences may be sent to www.summersfuneralhome.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal