1947 Richard 2021

Richard C. "Butch" Firestone

August 25, 1947 — April 1, 2021

Richard C. “Butch” Firestone, 73, of North Webster, IN passed away at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Syracuse, IN. He was born on August 25, 1947 in Warsaw, IN to Lawrence L. & Velva B. (Brown) Firestone.

He graduated from Syracuse High School, was a United States Army veteran, and lived most of his life in the Syracuse / North Webster area. He formerly was employed Smoker Craft Boat in New Paris for 20+ years.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 223 in Syracuse, Eagles Lodge in Syracuse, and lifetime member of the former V.F.W. in Syracuse. He formerly attended the Church of God in Syracuse.

He is survived by:

Daughter – Dawn (Jeremy) Yoder of Syracuse

Son – Larry (Kristen) Firestone of Leesburg

5 Grandchildren

Sister – Sue (Carl) Freel of Syracuse

2 Brothers – Robert Firestone of Goshen & John Firestone of Florida

Brother-in-law – Tom Hoover of Syracuse

He was preceded in death by his parents, sister- Vicki Hoover, and brother – Dennis Firestone.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2021 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN. Memorial services will follow at 6:00 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home with Pastor Stan Owen officiating. Private funeral will take place at a later date.

Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.

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