Richard ‘Dick’ Blacker Sr.

October 1, 1943 - October 19, 2021

10/01/1943 - 10/19/2021

Past Services

Visitation
Sunday October 24, 2021
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions
Cemetery
Monday October 25, 2021
Belmont County Memorial Park
P.O. Box 205
Bellaire, OH 43906
304-695-3101 | Directions
Service
Monday October 25, 2021
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Bellaire Chapel
441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906
740-676-1611 | Directions

Richard “Dick” Blacker Sr., 78, of Neffs, Ohio, died Tuesday October 19, 2021 at his home.

He was born October 1, 1943 in Neffs, Ohio, the son of the late Harry and Doris (Cordner) Blacker.

Dick was a member of the Coalbrook Presbyterian Church, Neffs, Ohio, was retired from Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel, drove the ambulette service for the Neffs Fire Department, and was a member of the Neffs American Legion Post 77.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers: Bob Blacker, Dwight Blacker, Lowell Blacker, Elmore Blacker and John Blacker, four sisters: Gerry Gorlitz, Jan Monnolly, Marsha Driscoll, and Carolyn Conaway.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Poch Blacker of Neffs, Ohio, two children: Richard Thomas Blacker Jr., and Carla Funkhouser, one brother, Harry Blacker of Delaware, Ohio, many nieces and nephews, and a grand-puppy, Diezel.

Family will receive friends Sunday October 24, 2021 at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes and Crematory 441 37th Street, Bellaire, Ohio from 4-8pm, where the funeral service will be held Monday at 11am with Rev. David Demarest officiating. Interment in Belmont Co. Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Neffs Fire Department or Neffs American Legion Post 77 by going to TMCFunding.com.

 

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Kelley Graham
10 months ago

Mary, I’m so sorry for the loss of your husband. Prayers for peace and comfort throughout this difficult time.

Karen Warren
11 months ago

My condolences to you and your family at this difficult time.

Millie Taylor Grebner
11 months ago

Many thoughts and prayers to Mary, Richard & Carla. Love to you all!

Karen and Hutch Kovacs
11 months ago

Our sympathies go out to Mary and family. Dick and Mary were wonderful neighbors to Mom and Dad. They helped them in many ways and we are forever grateful. Dick was a very kind and caring person. So sorry.

Trish Trigg
11 months ago

So sorry for your loss. Dick did a lot for his community and will surely be missed.

Ruth Mosser
11 months ago

So sorry for your loss, prayers for your family.

Sandy Trigg Marling
11 months ago

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Dick took care of everyone and I always will be grateful for how he came up on Sand Hill with the squad and took my Daddy out to the hospital. Gentle soul….May he RIP

Caleb Witchey
11 months ago

Condolences

Cindy Cornett
11 months ago

So sorry for your loss I can’t come to the funeral. my prayers are with you love ya Cindy Rowan Cornett

Don and Kathie Barnes
11 months ago

To our wonderful friend and my parents’ loving neighbor. Always there to help my Mom and Dad. You will truly be missed. Our deepest sympathy to Mary, Carla, and Richard.