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Richard Honaker

September 2, 1947 ~ January 7, 2022 (age 74)


GIRARD - Richard “Rick” Honaker, 74, passed away January 7, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital surrounded by his family.

Richard was born September 2, 1947, in East Liverpool, a son of Denver and Alice
Coughlin Honaker.

He graduated in 1965 from Morristown High School in Tennessee and went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in Education from Central Michigan University. Richard retired from Vallourec where he was a maintenance supervisor in the Pipe Mill.

Richard was an avid reader, loved crossword puzzles and golf, and was a wealth of knowledge about many things in life. He proudly served in Vietnam as a member of the U.S. Army.

Mr. Honaker was a member of St. Rose Church in Girard.

Richard leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife of 27  years, Tina, whom he married January 28, 1994; a daughter, Theresa Honaker of Pittsburgh; two grandchildren, Dominik and Denver of Illinois; sisters Ruth Ann Hayes of Arizona and Mary Patricia (Glenn) Cover of Stow; brother-in-law Garry Vought; sister-in-law Helen Honaker; sister-in-law Peggy Brewer; and a niece Lisa Kuty (fiancé Dave Laughlin).

Rick was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers Ronald, Joseph and James Kevin Honaker, a sister Donna Jean Vought and his father and mother-in-law Tony and Louise Rosace.

Richard will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Family and friends may gather to pay respects from 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at Kinnick Funeral Home, 222 S. State St., Girard. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at noon with Msgr. John Zuraw officiating, at St. Rose Church, 48 E. Main St., Girard.

Interment with military honors will follow at Calvary Cemetery in Youngstown.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Kinnick Funeral Home in Girard. 

To send flowers to the family, please visit our floral store.


Calling Hours
January 11, 2022

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM
Kinnick Funeral Home, Girard
222 S. State St.
Girard, OH 44420

Mass of Christian Burial
January 11, 2022

12:00 PM
St. Rose Church
48 E. Main St.
Girard, OH 44420

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