Richard L. “Dick” Fosnot

April 1, 1936 - March 12, 2017

04/01/1936 - 03/12/2017

Past Services

Tuesday March 14, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Tuesday March 14, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Shadyside Chapel
3900 Central Avenue
Shadyside, Ohio 43947
740-676-4310 | Directions
Wednesday March 15, 2017
11:00 am

Mt. Calvary Cemetery - Wheeling
1400 Eoff Street
Wheeling, West Virginia 26003
3042320330 | Directions

Richard L. “Dick” Fosnot, 80, of St. Clairsville, OH formerly of Shadyside, OH died Sunday, March 12, 2017 at Wheeling Hospital. He was born April 1, 1936 in Bellaire, OH a son of the late Harry F. and Mary Sammons Fosnot.

Richard was a retired employee of Ormet Corporation (Consolidated Aluminum), a former employee of Ohio Ferro Alloys in Powhatan Point, OH; a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, St. Clairsville, American Legion Post 521 and former member of the Knights of Columbus, a veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserve. He was an avid fisherman and enjoyed hunting and occasionally golf.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Ralph Lewis Fosnot; a sister, Doris Hollis.

Surviving are his loving wife of 57 years Lois Winski Fosnot of St. Clairsville; a son, Rev. James M. Fosnot of St. Clairsville; a daughter, Vera (Osvaldo Dupote’) of Plain City, OH; three grandchildren, Caridad, Andres and Meredith; several nieces and nephews

Friends will be received on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 3900 Central Avenue Shadyside where a Vigil service will be held at 7 pm. Full military honors will be conducted by the Belmont County Council of American Legions at 6 pm in the funeral home.

Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated by Fr. Timothy P. McGuire as celebrant on Wednesday at 11 am at St. Mary Catholic Church, Shadyside where he was received into the Catholic faith in 1994. Burial in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling, at the convience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association by going to “”

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Kimberly Hendershot
6 years ago

I offer my heartfelt condolences to family and friends. My earliest memory of him was when he gave us a ride home from Leona Elementary in pouring rain with his daughter Vera. He will always be remembered fondly.

Gayle Johnson
6 years ago

Lois, I am so sorry for your lost. Leah told me yesterday, so I’m late in letting you know. I am aware of your loss, Marilynn was very fond of you. I am Gayle, Marilynn’s husband.

Mary Donna and John Wodarcyk
6 years ago

Extending our heartfelt sympathy to you at this very sad time in the loss of Dick. May God bless and comfort you at this time of sorrow.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Richard L. Fosnot, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Navy Reserve Veteran, Richard L Fosnot, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Fred McDonald
6 years ago

My deepest sympathy to the family I was associated with him at Conalco and Ormet

Idora Kimbro and Roberta Fletcher
6 years ago

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you at this difficult time.