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Richard Neatherton

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Neatherton, Richard Steven (Dick)   Age 72 of  Germantown, formerly of Xenia, Ohio passed away Friday, February 7, 2014 at Hospice of Dayton. Richard was born November 11, 1941 in Xenia,
Ohio to the late Steven and Lillian Neatherton. Richard attended Germantown High School. He was a veteran of the U. S. Army. He worked 10 years as an Operating Engineer and was a member for 50 years. He retired after 29 years from the The Dupps Company. Richard was preceded in death by his parents and his step-father Carl Miller and his brothers-in-law Ray Taxis and Jim
Bradley. He is survived by his wife of 49 years Dixie (Rauch) Neatherton, his son Robert Steven
(Bekah) Neatherton and his daughter Susan Elaine (Jeff) Cotterman, grandchildren; Justin Griffiths, Jacob and Jessica Neatherton, Megan, Mitchell and Matthew Cotterman. Also his mother-in-law Dolores Rauch, his sisters-in-law Carolyn (Keith) Sommer of Martins Ferry Ohio, and Vickie Slaton of Germantown, his sisters, Shirley Bradley of Walnut Creek Nursing Center and June Taxis of Dayton, many nephews and nieces and many Germantown friends. Funeral services will be Thursday,February 13 at 10:30 a.m.at Arpp & Root Funeral Home, 29 N. Main St. Germantown with Pastor Rich Luh and Pastor Tim Woodward officiating. Burial at Germantown Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 5 to 8 p.m. . The family suggest if so desired memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton or the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.arpprootfh.com.

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Our sincere love and sympathy in the loss of your loved family member.Praying for you.

Clyde and Ruth Slaton Feb 13 2014 12:00 AM

Dixie, Bobby and Susan -It seems like another life time but I have fond memories of the "young" Neatherton's.I know Richard will be missed and my condolences to his family.

Bonnie Todd Feb 13 2014 12:00 AM

I am very sorry for the loss of your loved one.May all the wonderful memories and continuous love carry you through the difficult times.Thoughts and prayers for you all.

Lisa Root Feb 12 2014 12:00 AM

Susan, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family during this time of loss.

Rebecca Searcy Feb 12 2014 12:00 AM

Dixie and Family. I am sorry to hear about the passing of Dick. I am going to miss standing at the end of the driveway talking to him when he would drive by everyday.It always made my day when he stopped and cut up for a while with me. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Bruce Bemis and Family

Bruce Bemis and Family Feb 12 2014 12:00 AM

dixie,so many thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. my mind is full of so many memorieslove, sue

susan hall mccormick Feb 11 2014 12:00 AM

Seasonal Garden Fireside Basket was sent by Abby Saul.Thoughts and prayers to you all. So sorry to hear about your loss. Lots of fond memories of my childhood spent with your family. So glad to have seen you and Richard this summer. Abby Hall Saul

ABBY SAUL Feb 11 2014 12:00 AM

Sorry Bobby and your family for the loss of your Dad,He was a good man.

Butch Mckinney and Family Feb 11 2014 12:00 AM

Susan, Jeff and Family,I'm so sorry for your loss. Nan Horton

Nan Horton Feb 11 2014 12:00 AM

Dixie, I was saddened to learn of Dick's passing. Although it has been many years since I've had the opportunity to speak with the two of you I will always remember the very pleasant conversations Dick and I would have. All my best to you and may your sweetest memories be kept clost to your heart. Sincerely, Shawn

Shawn "Morris" Lucente Feb 11 2014 12:00 AM

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