Richard L. Diltz, Jr.

February 14, 1976 ~ November 8, 2020 (age 44)


Richard Lee Diltz, Jr., 44, of Delphos, passed away at 2:38 p.m. on Sunday, November 8, 2020, at Lima Memorial Health System. He was born February 14, 1976, in Lima, OH to Richard and Patty (Gibson) Diltz. They survive in Delphos. He was united in marriage to Tammy Cole on February 5, 2016. She survives in Delphos.

He is survived by his children: Shelby Hudson of NC, Grace Diltz, Richard “Buddy” Lee Diltz III, Seth Diltz, all of Delphos; a brother, Gary (Karen) Cooper of Delphos, and nine grandchildren with the 10th arriving soon.

He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Diltz; two brothers, Barry and Ira “Tom” Cooper; and a sister, Tammy King.

Richard worked for Cross Excavating. He was a member of the First Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed remodeling his home; tearing things apart and rebuilding them. He was always tinkering and could make nothing into something; like clocks out of records.

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