Richard W. Borders
Richard W. Borders

January 30, 1934 - November 3, 2017
Born in Fort Gay, WV
Resided in Galion, Ohio
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Richard W. Borders, 83, of Galion, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2017 at his home.

Richard was born in Fort Gay, WV on January 30, 1934 to the late Davis and Amanda (Vickers) Borders. He married Annetta M. McCalla on May 24, 1952 and she survives him.

Richard worked in asphalt and paving and owned and operated B&B Blacktop and then later worked for Cincinnati Blacktop. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion Scarborough Post 243, Galion. Richard’s family was very important to him. He loved his Ohio State Buckeyes and his dog, Miss Lily.

He is survived by children; Richard D. and Diana Borders, Galion, Michael and Betty Borders, Milford, Marty and Donna Borders, Cincinnati, Scott Borders, Galion, Tanya and Randy Metzger, Galion, Robin Castle, Delaware, Christa and Ken Harvey, Reynoldsburg, Lisa Borders, Galion, Joseph and Shawn Borders, Galion, Mandy and Steve LaForest, Galion; twenty-six grandchildren; forty-two great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, one grandson, one great-grandson, one great-great-grandson, four brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call Thursday, November 9, 2017 from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 303 Portland Way North, Galion. Funeral services will be held at 7:00 PM on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Galion, with Dr. Burliss Parker officiating. Full military honors will be given at the funeral home following the service by the U.S. Army and the Crestline/Galion Veterans Organizations. Burial will follow in Iberia Cemetery, Iberia at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help defray the cost of the funeral expenses.

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Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Galion
GALION, Ohio United States 44833
Thursday, November 9, 2017
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, Galion
303 Portland Way North
Galion, OH US 44833
Thursday, November 9, 2017
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Iberia Cemetery
Iberia, OH
Thursday, November 9, 2017


To the family
303 Portland Way North
Galion, Ohio 44833