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Richard "Dick" Clapp, 80, resident of Middletown, passed away June 4, 2017.
He was born in Henry County, on Jan. 30, 1937, the son of Henly Clapp and Helen Pierce. He was a 1955 graduate of Middletown High School. He served in the National Guard for a term of three years and retired after 36 years as a tool maker for General Motors in Anderson.
He enjoyed spending his time fishing, golfing, watching NASCAR and Indiana University basketball.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and half brothers and sisters.
Dick is survived by his loving wife, Shirley; his two children, Debbie (Steve) Bell and Amy Murray; his three grandchildren that he cherished, Brandon Sexton, Sydney Murray and Spencer Murray; his brother, Jerry (Carol) Clapp; sisters-in-law and brother-in-law, Nancy Clapp from Tennessee, Connie (Randy) Van Zant, Peggy Minnick, and Tammy Hall; and several nieces and nephews.
Per his wishes there will be no services, and cremation will take place.
Memorials may be made to the Middletown Fall Creek EMS, P.O. Box 1, Middletown, Indiana 47356.
Online guestbook at:
www.ballardandsons.com.
Published on  June 8, 2017
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