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Obituary for Richard Lee "Dick" Stoltz

STOLTZ, Richard Lee, age 95, formerly of Vandalia, of Tipp City, passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at the Hospice of Dayton. He was born June 15, 1925 in Dayton, OH. Richard was a US Army WWII veteran, having earned 2 purple hearts in France in 1944 and Germany in 1945. He was a member of Miami Valley Lodge #660 F. & A. M., the Disabled American Veterans, Am Vets, VFW and American Legion. Preceded in death by his father Elmer Stoltz, his mother Katherine and her husband Sydney Spangler, and his wife Betty Jo (Henderson) Stoltz in 2019. Survived by 2 daughters Rhonda and her husband Frank Harvey of Tipp City and Rita Stoltz-Short and her husband Wendel of Pettisville, OH, 3 grandchildren Ethan (Kara) Short, Katherine Harvey, Noah (Jessie) Short, 2 great grandchildren Maverick Short and Ellie Short. Services will be held at the family’s convenience. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Ohio Hospice of Dayton or The Disabled American Veterans in Dick’s memory. Arrangements entrusted to Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home & Crematory. Online condolences for the family may be sent to