Richard D. Wysong


Richard D. Wysong, 92, New Paris, died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 12, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 16, 1926, in New Paris, to Harvey and Wilma (Smith) Wysong.
On Nov. 25, 1951, he married Virginia (Schroeder) Wysong.
Surviving are his wife, Virginia, Courtyard of Goshen; children, Judy (Michael) Stull, Goshen, David (Karen) Wysong, Syracuse, and Sandra (Worthie Haney) Kaufman, Nappanee; 11 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death are his parents and brothers, James Wysong and Don Wysong.
Richard was a graduate of New Paris High School and was a World War II veteran who served in the Navy Pacific Theater.
He was head of maintenance at Fairfield School Systems for about 20 years.
Richard was a member of the Union Grove Brethren in Christ Church, Nappanee, and American Legion Post 154, Nappanee.
Graveside services with military honors will begin 10 a.m. June 1, at Union Center Cemetery, Nappanee.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Center for Hospice, Elkhart.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at
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Published on May 15, 2019
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