Richard J. “Dick” Farrell

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414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 8/17/2014 14:00:00

414 E. Main Street New Washington OH 44854 8/18/2014 13:00:00

Richard J. “Dick” Farrell, age 64, of Mableton, GA and former New Washington, OH resident passed away on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at his home. He was born on July 27, 1950 in Shelby, OH to John C. and Margaret (Keller) Farrell. Richard formerly worked for the Bank of America in Atlanta, GA, was a 1972 graduate from Miami of Ohio with a business degree and was a 1968 graduate of Buckeye Central High School where he played football, basketball and ran track. Richard enjoyed going out to dinner and coming home to visit family and friends.
He is survived by his mother, Margaret (Keller) Farrell; sisters Susan (Farrell) McCabe of Springboro, OH and Bonnie (Daniel J.) Obrynba of Mansfield, OH; brother John R. (Melinda) Farrell of Bucyrus, OH; 3 nieces and 5 nephews; and his friend and longtime companion, Mary Lauria.
He is preceded in death by his father, John C. Farrell in 1985.
Friends may call at the Secor Funeral Home in New Washington, OH on Sunday, August 17, 2014 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM where a funeral service will be held on Monday at 1:00 PM with Pastor Tom Pairan officiating. Burial will follow at St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery in New Washington. Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society. Online condolences can be left for the family at


Karen Alt - Aug 22, 2014

Mrs. Farrell and family, I am so sorry to hear about Dick. My heart goes out to all of you. Growing up in New Washington it always feels like you have lost a member of your own family when someone passes. Small towns are wonderful like that. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Margaret Sage Tubaugh - Aug 20, 2014

Mrs. Farrell and family,
My sister, Susan, and I were saddened to hear of Dick’s passing. We have fond memories of all of your family and the times we spent playing on your front porch and in the field next to your house.
Please accept our condolences.
Margaret Sage Tubaugh and Susan Sage

Joe Wechter - Aug 18, 2014

Condolences to all the family. Many good memories of our years together at BC playing sports.

Ron and Deb (Hipsher) Lutz - Aug 16, 2014

The Farrell Family,
Our condolences to you all at the passing of Dick. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. As a little junior high kid, I remember watching Dick play varsity basketball for the Bucks……