Richard F. Huth

August 27, 1932 - March 17, 2020

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Friday, March 20, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Friday, March 20, 2:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Richard F. “Dick” Huth, 87, of LaGrange died Tuesday, March 17, 2020, at Life Care Center of LaGrange.

He was born August 27, 1932, in Fort Wayne to Alfred J. and Bertha (Dyson) Huth.

Mr. Huth retired in 1997, from Carbi-Tech in Topeka.

He served on the Johnson Township Volunteer Fire Department for 35 years.

Dick enjoyed being outdoors and deer hunting.

Surviving are a daughter, Juanita (David) Smith of South Milford; two sons, Darrell (Kristin) Huth of Texas, and Randy (Vicki Gump) of Sturgis; a stepson,; Gary (Stacy) Hershberger of Shipshewana; nine grandchildren, Ron Kline, Ryan (Sally) Kline, Carrie (Tim) Bieberich, Sonya (Jim) Upton, Mandy (Ray) Burns, Brandy (John) Whitaker, Keegan Hershberger, Tanner Huth, and AJ Huth; 13 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren with another on the way; a sister, Kay Shoemaker of Avilla; and a brother, Ervin (Barb) Huth of Wolcottville.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jean (Growcock) Huth; his second wife, Susie (Hershberger) Huth; a daughter, Joyce Kline; a grandson, Richard Kline; two sisters, Ruth McBride and Barb Dressler; and three brothers, Leon Huth, Jr. Huth, and Dean Huth.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 20, 2020, at 2 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville with Rev. Chris Lantz of the LaGrange First United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery, Wolcottville.

Honorary pallbearer is Dallas Landers. Active pallbearers are Noah Prater, Mayson Wallen, James Upton, Corey Leupp, Sebastian Burns, Trey Bieberich.

Calling is Friday, March 20, 2020, from 12 to 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

The family asks that given the current situation surrounding public gatherings, please use good judgment in determining if you should attend the visitation and/or service.

Preferred memorials are to the Johnson Township Volunteer Fire Department.

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Lori (Groves) Parish
March 22nd, 2020 10:57am

To the whole entire Huth Family, Please know how sorry I am to hear of your Dads passing. Always enjoyed seeing him at the Growcock Reunion when he felt up to coming. He will be truly missed and please know that you are all in my thoughts at this time. Love and hugs to you all

Justin and Jessi Growcock
March 20th, 2020 7:22pm

Sorry for your loss, we are thinking of you and the family

Tom and Jane Hulen
March 20th, 2020 4:27pm

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Dick's family at this sad time. God be with all - Blessings

Myron Noward
March 20th, 2020 3:44pm
Oliver lake

Randy & Juanita. Sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. We had a lot of good times with your mom and dad at MD's Steakhouse back in the day. Your mom taught me how to cook at Bill and Caseys. Prayers.

Alice Shepherd
March 19th, 2020 5:44pm

You will be missed rest in peace Richard

Denny, Michele & Rusty
March 19th, 2020 1:33pm

Sorry for your loss, I know he will be missed.

Mindy Bontrager
March 19th, 2020 12:21pm
Shipshewana, In

Rest well, you'll be missed Richard.