Richard A. Chitwood, Age 87, of Englewood, Ohio went home to be with his Lord on Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Doris Jean in 2017. He was born in Oneida, TN to the late Ernest & Georgie Chitwood.
He was also preceded in death by siblings, Burnette Bell, Virginia Autry, Clay Chitwood and also by an infant brother.
He was Pentecostal by faith and he retired from Dayton Public Schools.
Richard is survived by a son & daughter-in-law, Doug and Julie Chitwood; granddaughter, Allison Jean Chitwood; step-grandchildren, Miranda (Jeremy) Huffman, Chris (Molly) McCann, and Brandon (Lindsey) McCann; sister, Ernestina Stamper; several great-grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 11AM Thursday, Aug. 1 at the GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, 950 ALBERT RD., BROOKVILLE, OHIO with Pastor Libby Martin officiating. Visitation will be held 5-8 PM Wed. July 31 at the funeral home. Graveside service will be conducted on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Cooper Memorial Garden in Oneida, TN.
You may sign Richard's online guestbook at www.gilbert-fellers.com
West-Murley Funeral Home is in charge of the local arrangements for Richard A. Chitwood.