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Charles R. ‘Dick’ Say PDF Print
Thursday, April 24, 2014 8:00 PM

Aug. 30, 1921 -  April 24, 2014

Charles R. “Dick” Say died at 7:13 a.m. Thursday in Van Wert County Hospital.

He was born Aug. 30, 1921, in Delphos to J. H. and Elizabeth (Delaney) Say, who preceded him in death.

On Jan. 26, 1943, he married Mary (Pollock), who survives.

He is also survived by sons, Rick (Linda) Say and Bob (Gina) Say both of Van Wert; grandchildren, Bart (Theresa) Say, Sarah (Matt) Sease, Amy (Tom) Williamson and Jeff Say; and seven great-grandchildren surviving.

He was the founder, owner and operator of VW Auto, Inc., in Van Wert for many years. He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Van Wert, Knights of Columbus Council 6034, a life member of BPOE Lodge 1197, a member of Van Wert Rotary, a US Army veteran of World War ll and a graduate of Delphos St. John’s High School.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with Fathers James Say and Stanley Szybka officiating.

Friends may call at Brickner Funeral Home from 2-6 p.m. Sunday. A Parish Vigil and Rosary service will follow the visitation.

Burial will be in Woodland Cemetery Van Wert.

Preferred memorials are to St. Mary of the Assumption School.

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