Richard Leon Weiss, 88, passed away Friday June 5, 2015 at the Randolph Nursing Home. He was born March 8, 1927 in Darke County, Ohio to the late Carl and Iva Smith Weiss.
Richard was a U.S. Navy Vet of WWII, lifelong farmer and dairy farmer, owned and operated Glenrich Farms. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church where he also served as a deacon, an elder, Sunday school teacher and also served on the board. He was a leader of 4-H Darke County, board member of the American Milking Shorthorn Society, Eastern Indiana Livestock Breeders Association and a 1945 Graduate of Jackson Ohio.
He leaves to cherish his memory; children, Donald (Betty) Weiss of Greenville, Ohio, Ronald (fiancÃ© Lou Ann Gibbs) Weiss of Bradford, Ohio, John (Brenda) Weiss of Union City, Ohio, Cynthia Sue (Mark) Mote of Union City, Ind. and Martha Jane Rydenbark of Oveida, FL; grandchildren, Nathan (Elizabeth) Weiss, Melissa (Brent) Kerns, Christopher (Janelle) Weiss, Casey (Krista) Weiss,Ronda (Brian Rairden) Weiss, Phillip Weiss, Clint (Holly) Weiss, Jamie (Jaime) Weiss, Jason (Kori) Weiss, Cindy Mote, Christy Mote, Jeremy Rydenbark and Sarah (Caleb) Morales; 23 great grandchildren; siblings, Paul (Kay) Weiss of Union City, Ohio, Jim (Esther) Weiss of Pitsburg, Ohio, Mary Lou (Clarence) Frazier of Union City, IN, and Carol (Don) Rank of Greenville, Ohio.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents; Wife: Glendora Oswalt Weiss, daughter, Judy Weiss â2007;â granddaughter, Carly Mangas; siblings, Janice Foreman and Robert Weiss, and a sister-in-law Ruth Weiss.
Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday June 10, 2015 at Reichard Funeral Home Inc. 400 W. Deerfield Rd. Union City, Indiana 47390. Services are 11:00 a.m. Thursday June 11, 2015 at the Trinity Lutheran Church with the Rev. Gill Krouse officiating. Burial will follow in the Union City Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to; Trinity Lutheran Church or the American Milking Shorthorn Society with envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com.