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Richard E. Dornbirer

A funeral service celebrating the life of Richard E. Dornbirer, 63, of Glenford, will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Thornville chapel of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Neal Skiles officiating.  Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery.

Richard was born in Newark, on August 19, 1955, to the late Robert James Sr. and Fern V. (Dickerson) Dornbirer.  He passed away at Altercare in Thornville on January 5, 2019.

Prior to retirement, he was a lab technician with Ampacet Corporation for 38 years.  He was a member of Heath Christian Union Church.  He enjoyed, art, hunting, fishing, watching the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Browns and The Ohio State Buckeyes.  He also enjoyed reading and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include his loving wife of 41 years, Sandra (Howard) Dornbirer, whom he married July 9, 1977; children, Sharon Dornbirer, Joshua Dornbirer, Jacob Dornbirer and Stephen Dornbirer; grandchildren, Elijah and Caleb Dornbirer; brothers, Robert (Donna) Dornbirer Jr., Rufus Dornbirer and Michael (Penny) Dornbirer; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Sharon Dornbirer.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Richard to the American Diabetes Association.  Visit to share a special memory about Richard or to sign an online guest book.

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Richard and the Dornbirer family.

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