GAINES, Richard Lee. "Bear" "Woody". Beloved husband of 57 years to Marian (nee Bacher) Gaines. Devoted father of Michael (Beth) Gaines and Michelle (Dave) Gaines-Mitchell. Loving grandfather of Mathew, Zachary, and Makayla. Great grandfather of Sydney. Dear brother of Jerry (Jo Ann) Gaines, and the late Patricia Weber and Shirly Johnson.
Richard passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at the age of 81 years.
Richard was an avid golfer. He volunteered for many PGA and LPGA Tour events. He was a member and treasurer for Hamilton County Golfer's Association in the 70's. Richard also enjoyed watching the UC Bearcats football and basketball, and watching the Bengals. He worked for Rim and Wheel Service for 32 years.
Friends my visit with the family at Vorhis & Ryan Funeral Home, 11365 Springfield Pk., Springdale, OH 45246 on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 3pm until time of memorial service at 4pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 300 S. Riverside Plaza Ste 1200, Chicago, IL 60606 https://www.heart.org/ or to the American Lung Association, 4050 Executive Park Dr., Ste. 100, Cincinnati, OH 45241 https://action.lung.org/
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