Richard A. Tarbert Sr.

Born: Tue., Feb. 5, 1935
Died: Mon., Jul. 1, 2013

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Richard A. Tarbert Sr., 78, of Zanesville, died at 9:30 A.M. on Monday, July 1, 2013, at Emeritus at North Hills. He was born February 5, 1935, in Zanesville, a son of the late James and Mary Barnett Tarbert. He retired after more than 30 years as an Optician from Del Opticians, was in the United States National Guard, a member of Lafayette Lodge #79 F&AM, Elks, a past president of Sertoma, a past president of Jaycees,  and a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ.

Surviving are two sons, Rick (Laura) Tarbert of Pataskala, and David (Emily) Tarbert of Zanesville; grandchildren Jason (Keri) Tarbert of Albuquerque, NM, and Hannah Tarbert, Ellie Tarbert and Truman Tarbert, all of Zanesville; a wonderful sister-in-law Phyllis Greiner; and several special nieces and nephews.  

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Kathryn Greiner Tarbert, whom he married June 5, 1955, and who died December 11, 2011; and a brother Bill Tarbert.

A private graveside service will take place at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery, Zanesville, where he will be laid to rest next to his beloved wife Kathryn, and a Celebration of Life service to honor Richard will be held at a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to the Bolin-Dierkes Funeral Home, 1271 Blue Avenue, Zanesville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Genesis Hospice-Morrison House: 713 Forest Avenue, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Emeritus at North Hills for their care and concern for Richard.

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B. J. & Kelly Fox
   Posted Mon July 01, 2013
Rick, David & Family,
I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Dick. He was a great man and I was honored to have known him as well as I did. So many of my childhood memories include Dick, Kathy and the family.
Many thoughts & prayers from our entire family!

Libby (Snyder) Hardwick
   Posted Mon July 01, 2013
David and family-
Deeply sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the memories of your father. Prayers to you all.

Judy and Steve Knox
   Posted Tue July 02, 2013
Rick and David and families. We send our deepest sympathy to you both. I certainly miss the times we came to visit. They were both special to me. Love Judy

Amy Agin
   Posted Tue July 02, 2013
David, Emily and Family
So sorry to hear about the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Ted, Amy and Abby Agin

Ron Tomson
   Posted Wed July 03, 2013
Dick and I have been friends for many years. We went to school together and graduated from Lash High in 1952. Dick was a fine person and a great friend. May GOD BLESS Dick for-ever. -- Ron Tomson Inverness, Florida ..

Brent Barron
   Posted Wed July 03, 2013
The family and friends of Richard Tarbert are offered our most heartfelt sympathy. Wishing you peace and comfort on behalf of all of Laura Tarbert's co-workers,


Mark & Kim Moyer
   Posted Wed July 03, 2013
Deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Mark & Kim Moyer

Don Wells
   Posted Wed July 03, 2013
So sorry for your loss.

-Don Wells

PJ Longstreth
   Posted Wed July 03, 2013
Thinking of you and extending my sympathy.

Melanie Adams Hanson
   Posted Wed July 03, 2013
Rick and Laura,
I am so sorry to about the loss of your Dad. May the memories that you have of both your Mom and Dad and knowing that they are now together again help ease your loss.

Kris LaMonica
   Posted Wed July 03, 2013

I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. I was out of town and did not see until tonight. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Kris LaMonica

Evelyn Miller
   Posted Thu July 04, 2013
Rick and Laurie, and grandchildren:
I'm sorry about your Dad, Rick. Had lost touch regarding his health. I knew him and your mother and know you are grieving once again.
Bless you all. Evelyn

Janet Plummer
   Posted Fri July 05, 2013
Rick & David,

We are so sorry for your loss. We pray that God will see you all through this difficult time.

Take care,
Janet & Sam Plummer
Immanuel UCC

Jodi Mock Wolfe
   Posted Fri July 05, 2013
David and entire family, we are so sorry to hear about your Dad's passing. Thinking about you all and wishing you all love and peace. Love, Jodi, Bill and Liam

Lisa Scheaf
   Posted Sun July 14, 2013
Im so sorry I missed Uncle Dicks service as I am out of town. He truly was one of a kind. I felt lucky to have known him. So many memories :( Glad he is now with Aunt Sally. Godspeed

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