Robert A. Dick, age 63, of Delta, passed away unexpectedly on Monday afternoon March 3, 2014. He was born in Wauseon on November 7, 1950 to the late George “Raymie” Dick and Margaret (Lulfs) Dick. On March 4, 1989 Bob and Sandie Markley were united in marriage and have shared 25 loving years together. Bob worked in construction as a carpenter and superintendent most recently for Midwest Contractors. An avid sports enthusiast, he loved watching and playing most any sport. He held the NWOAL league record for most points scored in a high school basketball game; 43 points even before the 3 point shot. No wonder Larry Bird, from his favorite NBA team the Boston Celtics, was his idol. More recently he was involved in coaching youth basketball and softball teams doing what he loved best, sharing his knowledge with young players. He also enjoyed racing anything with wheels-3 wheelers, motorcycles, snowmobiles, and competitive car racing. Bob had the gift of being able to fix anything that was broken. Preparing for his retirement hobbies Bob started remodeling golf carts, jeeps, and other garage sale items, realizing his dream of becoming the next “American Picker”. Left to cherish his memories are his wife, Sandie; children, Erin (Jeff) Wetherby, April Markley and Adrienne Dick; sisters, Darla (Roger) Spiess, Julie (Jeff) Mayuiers and Jennifer (Kylle) Hogrefe; grandson, Brody Wetherby and granddaughter, Hailey Wetherby; along with many loving friends he has made along the way. Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 PM on Friday, March 7, 2014 at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Hwy. 109 in Delta. A memorial service for Bob will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday at the Delta Assembly of God, 405 W. Main St., Delta, Ohio 43515. Interment will be private for the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions are encouraged to be made to the family for the furthering education of Bob’s beloved grandchildren. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com
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