Richard Lee Breehl

April 17, 1952 - June 14, 2020
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Richard Lee Breehl, 68, of New Philadelphia, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at his home.

A son of Barbara (Hawkins) Ellwood and the late James Breehl, Richard was born April 17, 1952 at Dover, Ohio.

Richard graduated from New Philadelphia High School and was a veteran of the United States Army. A wel…

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Richard Lee Breehl, 68, of New Philadelphia, died unexpectedly on Sunday, June 14, 2020 at his home.

A son of Barbara (Hawkins) Ellwood and the late James Breehl, Richard was born April 17, 1952 at Dover, Ohio.

Richard graduated from New Philadelphia High School and was a veteran of the United States Army. A welder by trade, Richard enjoyed his retirement from BCTE Corporation.

He will be remembered by his family and friends for being an excellent cook and for his wonderful sense of humor.

He is survived by his wife, Gaylene (Edwards) Hizer-Breehl; his children, Sarah Watson and Matthew Breehl; a step-son, James (Krista) Hizer; his grandchildren, Dominic, Meah, Emma and Charlie Watson, Haley and JD Breehl, Serafina Hizer-Dillon, Daemyn and Isabella Hizer; his sister, Kathy (Roscoe) McIntire; a brother, James (Laura) Breehl and his faithful companion, his beagle, Libby.

Richard was preceded in death by his father and son, Joshua Breehl.

In keeping with Richard’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services and cremation will take place through the care of the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia.

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Born: April 17, 1952
Died: June 14, 2020

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Sherry Colburn posted on 6/20/20

Oh Gaylene , I am so sorry for the loss you are feeling and my heart goes out to you...

 

Patti Brown posted on 6/17/20

Gaylene, Craig and I are so sorry for your loss . Treasure your memories. Patti Brown

 

Debra Garabrandt posted on 6/17/20

Gaylene I'm so sorry for your loss. My condolences to his family he was such a nice guy I remember being at your wedding reception.

 

Cheryl J Skinner Tri-State Military Museum posted on 6/17/20

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Richard Lee Breehl, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Army Veteran, Richard Lee Breehl, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

 

LuAnn Kail posted on 6/16/20

Kathy and Family,So sorry for your loss. I will miss seeing Rick at the post office.What a great guy. Can't believe he is gone but we know he is in a better place now.

 

Rebecca Terakedis posted on 6/16/20

Oh Gaylene, I am so saddened by your loss. I can't imagine what you are going through. Please express to all of your family my prayers for comfort, and guidance through this difficult time... I am always there.

 

Tracy (Page) Gayheart posted on 6/16/20

Sincere condolences to the family. What a wonderful grade school and high school friend. Prayers for all

 

Steve Stemple posted on 6/15/20

RiP Rich, prayers and condolences to your family.

 

Frank Leone posted on 6/15/20

to all the Richard Breehl ,family you have my very deepest sympathy ,and you are in my deep prayers and thoughts ,Frank Leone

 

Brenda Musick posted on 6/15/20

Gaylene I was so sorry to hear about Rick my deepest condolences

 

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