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Richard L. Boucher

Richard L. Boucher, age 81 of Pleasantville, died June 20, 2014, at Fairfield Medical Center. He was born April 29, 1933, to Leon and Freda Benson Boucher. He was a farmer who also did various commercial construction projects all throughout central Ohio. He was a member of the Massey Harris Ferguson Club of Ohio; was a past president of the Fairfield Riding Club; and a life member of the Fairfield County Antique Tractor Club.

He is survived by his longtime companion, Peggy Slone, of Pleasantville; sons, Ritchie (Polly) Boucher of Hebron, Richard (Kathy) Boucher of Pleasantville, Brett Boucher and family friend, Chuck Reinhart of Baltimore and Tim (Lori) Boucher of Pleasantville; daughter, Crystal (David) Mirth of Reynoldsburg; grandchildren, Marcy (Kurt) Love, Katie (Travis) Cupp, Zach (Holly) Boucher, Luke (Anne) Boucher, and Sarah Boucher, Jennifer (Troy) Girty, Lauryn Gambill, Alexandra and Angelina Mirth; and six greatgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Bette Lou Boucher.

A funeral service was held June 24, 2014, at the Johnson-Smith Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Jill Dunlap. Burial followed at Basil Memorial Cemetery. Memorials can be made in Richard’s name to the Fairfield Center for Disabilities 681 E. 6th Ave. Lancaster, OH 43130. Online condolences can be made at

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