Richard C. “Dick” Lohman, 90, a 40-year resident of Englewood, Fla., and formerly of North Royalton, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014, at his home.
He was born May 8, 1923, in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dick was a World War II Veteran, serving in the Pacific, with the Army Medical Corps. He had a long, distinguished career in elementary education as a teacher, guidance counselor, principal and assistant superintendent in Ohio and in Englewood. Dick was a graduate of Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. He had a life of dedicated service to the communities of North Royalton and Englewood, with leadership in numerous professional education associations. Dick was an active member of the Kiwanis, The Salvation Army and the United Methodist Church.
Grateful for having shared his life are his wife of 70 years, Dorothy; brother, David (Alta) Lohman; children, Rick Lohman and Lynn (Thomas) Lohman-Balamut; grandchildren, Melissa Lohman, Amanda (David) Yeu and Lesley Balamut; great-grandchildren, Evelyn and Annie Yeu; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents, Joseph and Berniece Lohman; sisters, Joyce Hardy and Jeanne Wyman; and brother, Joseph Lohman Jr.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at Englewood United Methodist Church in Englewood. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Methodist Men’s College Scholarship Fund, Englewood United Methodist Church, 700 E. Dearborn St., Englewood, FL 34223.
Arrangements are by Lemon Bay Funeral Home and Cremation Services.