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Richard C. "Dick" Anderson

July 18, 1940 ~ September 21, 2019 (age 79)
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Richard "Dick" C. Anderson, 79, of Defiance, passed away on  September 21, 2019 at the St. Vincent Mercy Hospital in Toledo, Ohio.  
He was born on July 18, 1940 to Richard and Lucille (Cleveland) Anderson in Lakewood, Ohio. Dick served in the US Army.   He retired from the Chrysler/Jeep Plant in Toledo and also owned and operated a DJ service.  On June 30, 1984 he married Nancy Carr who passed away June 24, 2019.  

Dick and Nancy enjoyed traveling, taking trips to Europe, cruises and 15 years of visiting Nancy's sister-in-law in Florida.  Dick enjoyed bird watching and was an avid reader.  He loved music and had a good sense of humor.
Dick is survived by his children; Cindy Anderson of Toledo, Ohio, Steve Anderson of Dayton, Ohio, and David Anderson of Cincinnati, Ohio.  He also leaves behind 4 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Nancy, and a sister, Deanna Dietrick.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 am on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance, Ohio.  A Memorial Service will follow at 11:00 am at the funeral home, with Celebrant Deb Miller officiating.
Memorials are suggested to Fort Defiance Humane Society. Online condolences can be given at

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