Virgil J Richer
Virgil Jay Richer, age 73 years, of Archbold, passed away early Wednesday morning, July 20, 2011, at Fairlawn Haven Nursing Home.
He had resided there since July 2009.
He was born Aug. 19, 1937, near Wauseon, the son of Walter H. and Alice (Wyse) Richer. He married Sharon Rose Taylor of Archbold on May 7, 1977.
A lifelong resident of the Wauseon/Archbold area, he was employed in custodial work at the former Detwiler Memorial Hospital in Wauseon and in auxiliary services at Sauder Woodworking in Archbold.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon; a brother, Leonard (Donelda) Richer of Wauseon; sisters, LaJane (Orville) Yoder of Goshen, Ind., Ilene (Dorwin) Nofziger of Wauseon, and Shirley (Roger) Martin of Mount Joy, Pa., and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a niece, Cynthia Jo Richer.
Short Funeral Home of Archbold assisted the family with arrangements. Visitation was at Fairlawn Chapel on Monday, July 25, with a memorial service on Tuesday, July 26, at Fayette Church of the Nazarene. Interment was at Pettisville Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Fairlawn Haven or Donor’s Choice.
Online condolences may be shared at www.ShortFuneral Home.com.