NAPPANEE — Richard L. “Dick” Felts, 72, died Thursday, at 3:35 p.m. at his residence after a short illness.
He was born on May 18, 1940 at home, in Nappanee to Leroy and Virginia (Heaton) Felts. He was a lifetime area resident.
Dick retired from Holiday Rambler and Monaco Coach. He was in the United States Army and served during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Nappanee American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and a former member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a collector of cast iron, and enjoyed spending time with his kids, grandchildren and his dog.
Dick married Zula Conley April 25, 1964 in Nappanee. She survives along with son, Richard Glenn (Michele) Felts, South Bend; daughter, Tammy S. (Ron) Golden, Nappanee; grandchildren, Abby and Zoey Felts, Brandon Rasler and Joshua Golden; sister, Thelma (Don) Rink, Nappanee; and brother, Steven Felts, Murphy, NC.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles C. Felts.
Visitation will be Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour prior to the funeral service Sunday at 2 p.m. at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. The Rev. Larry Pletcher of Northwood Chapel in Nappanee will officiate.
Burial with military graveside services will follow at Union Center Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to MDA.
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