Richard Dale Mollette was born at White Cross Hospital in Columbus Ohio on November 13, 1944 to Liss "Junior" Mollette and Pauline Rhoden Mollette. Richard passed away unexpectedly on September 18th 2021, at Ohio State University Ross Hospital from Heart related complications, at Age 76.
He was an avid Golfer, enjoyed traveling, gardening, going to the movies and also seeing live entertainment and listening to music from the 50's and 60's. He loved going out for dinner with friends and family, home improvement projects and helping his friends, neighbors and family members with anything they needed. He loved watching his children and grandchildren play sports and participate in school activities. He cherished his relationship with his many cousins and looked forward every year to their large family reunion.
Richard is preceded in death by his Parents, Liss and Pauline Rhoden Mollette, his first wife, Katherine Leo Mollette, brother Dan Mollette and several cousins and aunts and uncles to which he was particularly close.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Beverly Howell Mollette, sons Scott Mollette and his wife Cherie, Rick Mollette and his wife Carrie, David Gruber and his wife Paula and Jeffrey Gruber and his wife Dorie. Grandsons:Jack Mollette,Ian Gruber and Evan Gruber. Grandaughters: Kristen Pitts Mollette, Katelynn Gruber and Allison Gruber. Also surviving is his eldest brother Jerry Wayne Mollette and sisters-in-law Sandra Dunning Mollette and Susan Rigby Mollette.
Family will receive friends 8am-10am Thursday, September 23, 2021 at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich St., Hilliard, OH 43026; where funeral service will follow at 10am. Interment Sunset Cemetery.