Richard William Dipert

1940 - 2019

Richard W. Dipert, age 78, of Findlay, died at 12:50am on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the Taylor House in Findlay. He was born on August 14, 1940 in Findlay, Ohio to the late Paul Henry and Esther Naomi (Hursh) Dipert. He married Beverly A. Shull on June 16, 1961 and she survives. Also surviving are his sister Clara (Jackie, deceased) Leigh, and her children: Dave (Lynn) Leigh, Tim (Kristy) Leigh, Noah, and Isaac; and his sister Lenore (Charles) Hoop, and her children: Amy (Kevin) Weiss, Katie and Josh, Lisa (Bill) Vanhoose, Lauren, Anna Grace, and Abby; Tony Hoop (deceased), Brooke and Brady (deceased). Additional survivors include a sister-in-law, Cyndy (Cecil, deceased) Moore; and brother-in-law, H. Tom (Mary Ann) Shull. Richard retired from Whirlpool Corporation after 35 years of service. He previously had worked at Findlay Armature for 7 years. He was a member of St. Andrews United Methodist Church and had been actively involved with the Findlay Jaycees as well as the Mad River and NKP Railroad Society in Bellevue, Ohio 44811. Visitation will be held at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME in Findlay on Thursday, May 9, 2019 from 3:00-7:00pm and on Friday, May 10 from 10:00-11:00am. Funeral services will be held at 11:00am on Friday at the funeral home. Pastor Jeff Motter will officiate and interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the charity of the donorís choice. Online condolences are welcomed at