Richard A. Shilling, 73, of Wooster, went home to be with the LORD Friday, March 20, 2020 at Akron General Hospital.
Private services will be held at Roberts Funeral Home-Sherwood Chapel, Wooster with Pastor Eric Fairhurst officiating. Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date. Online tributes may be made at www.RobertsFuneralHome.com. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to West Hill Baptist Church, 2241 Mechanicsburg Rd #8533, Wooster, OH 44691 and the Pregnancy Care Center, 142 W Liberty St #3a, Wooster, OH 44691.
Dick was born December 18, 1946 in Detroit, MI to Gilbert and Velma (Jelley) Shilling.
He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam Conflict.
He married Glenda Myers on November 15, 1969.
Dick retired from Rubbermaid after 34 years. He was a member of West Hill Baptist Church. He enjoyed Senior Ministry, Kaleb's Kin, video taping services and various Bible studies.
Dick will be deeply missed by his wife; children Rick Shilling and Karin (Robert) Ecker both of Wooster; grandchild Stefanie Ecker; brothers Daniel (Becky) Shilling and David (Mary) Shilling; and sister Carol O’Keefe; many nieces and nephews.
Dick was preceded in death by his parents and sister Nancy Miller.