Richard Pringle, 51, of Phoenix, went home to rest Dec. 5, 2007, after a lengthy illness.
Richard was born Jan. 2, 1951, to Ralph Pringle and Glendora (Hamerick-Pringle) Davis.
He graduated from Westerville High School in Westerville, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from April 1968 until April 1972, during the Vietnam War.
Richard is survived by his father and stepmother, Ralph and Erica (Smith) Pringle, Castalia; three sisters, Anna Louise Montgomery of Westerville, Shirley Trizna-Bloxson of Sandusky, and Letti Davis of Kentucky; three brothers Stanley Pringle of Sandusky, Randy (Lynn) Pringle of Bellevue, and Kevin Davis of Kentucky. He is also survived by several aunts, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Debra Pringle, in 1992; his mother, Glendora (Hemerick-Pringle) Davis; sister, Lois Helen (Pringle) Fee; nephews, Roger Allan Pringle and Jerome "Jerry" Fee; and grandparents, William and Elzadie (Butler) Pringle.
A private family memorial will be observed April 7, 2008, at Sand Hill United Memorial Church,8807 W. Mason Road, Sandusky.
Memorial contributions may be made to Sand Hill United Memorial Church or to one's favorite charity.