Richard T. Woodcock, 70, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on November 25, 2014.
He was born February 14, 1944 in Akron to the late Thomas and Marcia Woodcock.
Richard worked as a tire builder at General Tire, was co-owner of Glen Dot Security, also worked for Asarco Mining & Refining in Tucson, Ariz., serviced offshore oil rigs for Muchowich Offshore Oil Services, was a reporter for The Independent (Massillon), and was a member of the Akron Baptist Temple.
Richard is survived by his wife of 39 years, Mary Lou; sons, Richard (Celena) Woodcock II and Steve (Kristine) Woodcock; brothers, Thomas (Tammy) Woodcock and Michael Woodcock; sister, Lois (Thomas) Von Gunten; grandchildren, Savannah, Cody, and Richard III; and great-grandchildren, Ava and Athena.
Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd., on Friday, November 28, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., with service beginning at 10:30 a.m., Rev. Larry Knight officiating. A final military salute will be presented by Firestone Post 3383 in honor of Richard's service to his country. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Haven of Rest Ministries in memory of Richard. Funeral home map, directions, and the Woodcock Family condolence book are available at the funeral home website.
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