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Richard E. Stratton

Service: 1:00pm Sun. January 7th, 2018
Location: Conroy Funeral Home

Stratton, Richard E., 71, of Springfield, passed away January 1, 2018 at his residence. Rich was born on November 8, 1946 in New Holland, OH to Harold and Gladys (Rockwell) Stratton. He was a US Army Vietnam Veteran and was employed by Navistar for 36 years before retiring. Rich had a private and commercial pilot license and was instrument rated. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Susan M. (Malloy); two children, Chris (Aimee) Stratton of Amelia, OH and Aaron Stratton of Enon, OH; four grandchildren, Bailee, Delanie, Chelsi and Cierra; two siblings, Elizabeth (Evert) Meade of Columbus, OH and Tammy (Tim) Harshbarger of South Charleston; several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the CONROY FUNERAL HOME from 1:00pm-3:00pm on Sunday.
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Susie, Words cannot express the shock of learning of Rich's passing. He was a good, caring person and one to be remembered as such. We are so sorry for your loss. God will provide in the coming days. You and your family will be remembered in our prayers.

- Dave & Jan Cook, Friday January 5th, 2018

So sorry to hear of your loss. I remember when Rich took us up in his plane and let me fly it! I'm sure I didn't really do very much, but it felt great and made a huge impression on me as a kid. Chris and Aaron - thinking of you both during this difficult time.

- Joe Hatfield, Friday January 5th, 2018

I am very sorry to hear that Richard has passed away. My condolences to his family.

- Jack Slattery, Friday January 5th, 2018

Susie, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and comfort you at this difficult time.

- Priscilla Clifton, Friday January 5th, 2018

Susie, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and comfort you at this difficult time.

- Priscilla Clifton, Friday January 5th, 2018

Susie, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. God bless you!

- Barb & Tom Hannon, Thursday January 4th, 2018

So sorry and so surprised to hear of Richard passing. Such a very nice polite person all his life. My love to all of the family..Libby and Tammy and family so sorry. And his wife and children and family so sorry. i will always remember him as such a nice person. Im sorry I cant make it there for the service but you will all be in my prayers. joyce

- jOYCE ARLEDGE Spradlin, Thursday January 4th, 2018

Susie, I'm so sorry to hear of Richard passing. I know it is difficult but remember that there are many friends and family who care and love you are praying for you. God Bless you and your family.

- Rhonda Rose, Thursday January 4th, 2018

Susie, so sorry for your loss, it is a difficult time for you. Just remember you have long time friends who are here for you. Please let me know if I can help.

- Mary LaFollette, Thursday January 4th, 2018

Susie, I was shocked to hear of Rich's passing. Joinna Higgins called me this evening. Know that I'm thinking of you and praying God will give you comfort in the difficult days ahead. I wish I could be there for you. You all were such nice neighbors. Such a sweet man and always had a smile and a warm wave for me and everyone. God bless you.

- Linda Humphries, Thursday January 4th, 2018

Susie, we are so sorry to hear about Rich. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

- Dave & Dawn Stump, Thursday January 4th, 2018

So sorry to hear of the sudden passing of Rich. He was a wonderful person who will be dearly missed by so many. My thoughts are with Suzie, Chris, Aimee, Bailee, Aaron, Delaney, Chelsi, Cierra, and all of his family members and friends. Also prayers for all of you for strength to get through this very difficult time. Cherish the memories of Rich. God's peace.

- Donna Clayton-Keller, Wednesday January 3rd, 2018

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