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Ricahrd A. "Dick" Shannon

September 12, 1942 — May 16, 2013

Richard A. "Dick" Shannon, 70, of Ansonia, passed away late Thursday evening, May 15, 2013, at his daughter's residence.

He was born September 12, 1942, in Union City, IN, son of the late Robert Allen and Elizabeth Ruth (Holaday) Shannon. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian E. (Neff) Shannon, on January 5, 1992; a half brother, Robert E. Shannon; and his longtime companion, Carol Franke.

Dick was retired from the Darke County Highway Department where he had worked for over 27 years. He had served in the Ohio National Guard and was a member of the American Legion and Moose Lodge both in Greenville.

He is survived by his children, Lynn A. (Janell) Shannon of Lake Metigoshe, ND, Shelia (David) Jay of Arcanum, and Steven (Faye) Shannon of Greenville; 8 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; sisters, Virginia Miles of Greenville, and Sue Shannon of Union City, IN; and several nieces and nephews.

Private services will be held at a later date at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will take place in the Greenville Cemetery.

There will be no public visitation. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice.

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