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Linhoss, Richard Lee

ORRVILLE — Richard Lee Linhoss, age 97, of Orrville passed away March 30, 2020, at LifeCare Hospice in Wooster, following a period of declining health.
He was born on Nov. 24, 1922 in Harrisonburg, Va., the son of Raymond and Dessie (Heatwole) Linhoss.  He was united in marriage to Ruth Reed on Nov. 25, 1948 in Delaware, OH, who died June 7, 2019.
Richard was an assembler for 35 years at Kidron Body Co., retiring in 1987.
He was a member of Calvary Assembly of God Church in Orrville. Richard enjoyed spending time and playing games with his family.
He is survived by daughters, Darlene (James) Morrison of Wooster and Arlene (Philip) Linsalata of Orrville, son, Phil (Josann) Linhoss of Wooster; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Marsha Kay Linhoss of Orrville and nephew, Gary (Sharon) Oberly of Wooster.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, son, Randy Linhoss and his wife, Chris and one sister, Evelyn (Walter) Oberly.
Private graveside services and burial will be held at the convenience of the family at Sherwood Memorial Gardens in Wooster with Pastor Chuck Davis officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ohio’s Hospice Lifecare, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH, 44691, or Calvary Assembly of God, 2061 Wadsworth Road, Orrville, OH, 44667,
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at the funeral home’s web site at

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