Richard E. ‘Dick’ Carnes, age 78 of Wapakoneta, died at 6:47 p.m., Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at home. He was born Dec. 6, 1934 in Lima to Edgar and Mildred Craver Carnes who preceded him in death. He married Naomi R. Morelock Aug. 7, 1959, and she survives in Wapak.
Mr. Carnes had been a self-employed drywall and plaster installer.
Survivors include 2 sons Rick (Jo) Pierce of Shawnee and Victor Carnes of Grand Rapids, MI, 2 daughters: Tami Zwez of Wapak and Fawn (Jim) Purtee of Ada, 11 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a sister Ann (Benny) Ridings of Bradenton, FL.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Tracy Swallow and 2 brothers Don and Paul Carnes.
The family will receive friends 11-3 Saturday Nov. 23 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home Cridersville. The funeral service will begin at 3 with Pastor Becky Sunday Officiating and burial will be at a later date in Greenlawn Cemetery, Wapak.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family.
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2013
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm