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Richard “Rik” Eugene Donahue

Graveside funeral services for Richard “Rik” Eugene Donahue, 59, of Hebron, will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 15, 2016, Fairmont Cemetery, with military honors provided by the Licking County Veterans Alliance.

Rik, a United States Army Veteran, died at his daughter’s home on March 30, 2016. He was born in Spencer, West Virginia, on November 11, 1956, to the late Elmer Eugene and Mary Lou (Gore) Donahue.

He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Reed) Donahue; his children, Leslie, Mary May, and Erik Donahue; one grandson; his siblings, Vickie (Jim) Barton, Dennis Donahue, and Larry (Gina) Donahue; brother-in-law, Stephen Glaub; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Rik was preceded in death by his sister, Robin Glaub.

Reed-Egan Funeral Home, Newark, is in charge of the arrangements. To share your memory of Rik or leave a condolence for the family, please visit

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