Richard “Dick” Lynn Alumbaugh, 89 died May 22, 2019 at Newton Presbyterian Manor. A memorial service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday June 17, 2019 at Trinity Heights United Methodist Church in Newton with Pastor Donna Voteau presiding.
Dick was born on June 1, 1929 in Newton to Herbert and Eva (Kinnear) Alumbaugh. He married Jeanette (Jean) Kern April 14, 1951.
He is survived by his wife and four children; Lynna Alumbaugh, Jeannine Stults (Randy), Kathleen Havens (James), and Gary Alumbaugh (Jeanenne), all of Newton. He is also leaves nine grandchildren; Kelcey Church, Maleena and Kalane Alumbaugh, Heather Stults-Lindsay (Chad), Gabriel Stults (Sheila),Garrett Stults (Rebecca), Richard Havens, James Havens (Calley) and Nichalous Alumbaugh. He was preceded in death by two grandsons; Brandon Church and Nathaniel Alumbaugh. Also left are seven great-grandchildren; Catherine Field, Alex Lindsay, Zachery, Jonathon and Abigail Stults, Natalie Church and June Stults.
Dick was preceded in death by his sister; Virginia Puttroff and is survived by his brother, Donald Alumbaugh and wife Mary of Mulvane, KS. He is also survived by his friend, right hand, and trusted office manager of 50 years, Joan Boese.
Traveling was large part of his life. He enjoyed taking his family camping, boating and skiing. Family vacations took them to a number of states. It continued with Dick and Jean visiting all 50 states, most of them in their RVs.
Dick was a charter member of Trinity Heights United Methodist Church. In addition to Dick’s profession as a builder and Realtor, he served on a number of boards and commissions.
The family suggests memorial contribution to Trinity Heights United Methodist Church or Habitat for Humanity in care of Petersen Funeral Home