American Veteran 09

Richard Spires

April 24, 1957 ~ September 11, 2022 (age 65)


Richard Spires, age 65, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville, Ohio due to congestive heart failure.


On April 24th,1957 Richard was born in Marion, Ohio. One of three siblings. Richard is preceded in death by his sister Debra Spires (Gibson), his father Henry (Dick) Spires, his mother Joan Spires (Huffman). Richard is survived by his brother Rod Spires. 


Richard is survived by his children Crystal Spires, Phoenix Spires, Teresa Spires, and Carrie Richards all of Marion, Ohio. Step children Elizabeth Piatt Portsmouth, Ohio, Mitchell Coleman Loudonville, Ohio, Alexander Kendrick Delaware, Ohio, Arura Kendrick Delaware, Ohio, and Becky Forman, Florida. 


Richard is survived by his grandchildren Sierra Floridia, Kourtney Floridia, Koby Carr-Pierce, and Blake Bloom all of Marion, Ohio Great granddaughter Blake’Lynn Bloom.


Richard Served in the US Army for 14 years. He also worked at Jones Black Top for 20 plus years. Richard loved NASCAR and the Cleveland Browns. He loved his grandbaby Koby “Bubby”. He loved fishing and great cold busch beer. Richard was a very loving and caring person.


 His viewing is on Thursday, September 15th, 2022 from 5-7pm and his services on Friday, September 16th at Noon at Edwards Funeral Service. We will have a Memory of life dinner and it will follow right after the services on Friday at the Popcorn Museum 169 E Church St. Marion, Ohio.


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September 15, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Allen Chapel 318 Mt. Vernon Ave

Funeral Service
September 16, 2022

12:00 PM
Allen Chapel 318 Mt. Vernon Ave

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