Richard T. Klitz, 76, of Minerva, died Thursday Nov. 22, 2012, in his home.
He was born June 7, 1936, in Fargo, N.D., to Dale and Laura (Ryan) Klitz. He was a quality control engineer for Babcock and Wilcox in Barberton. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by two sons, Todd Klitz and Steve (Andrea) Klitz; three grandchildren, Tera, James and Ryan Klitz; and two great-grandchildren, Austin and Rylan Klitz. He is preceded in death by two brothers, James and Ronald Klitz.
A graveside service with full military honors will be held Wednesday, Nov. 28, 10 a.m., in the Chapel at East Lawn Cemetery with Mr. Ralph Norman officiating. Arrangements are by Gotschall-Hutchinson Funeral Home. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.