Richard M. Goltz, age 87 of Irwin, formally of Defuniak Springs, FL, died May 1, 2021, at St. Margaret Hospital. Born July 8, 1933, in Cleveland, OH, he was the son of the late Harry Christian and Anna (Widowski) Goltz and the husband of Jean (Allen) Goltz.
Richard retired from Newburgh & South Shore Railroad as a demurrage clerk and was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was an Elder in the Defuniak Springs Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses. Richard was a portrait and landscape artist and made video and DVD recordings of old TV shows and movies as a hobby. He enjoyed working in his yard, gardening, bird watching, traveling, and always looked forward to visits with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Richard is survived by his children, Rick (Lydia) Goltz of Arizona, Larry (Mary) Goltz of Florida, Lori Vialpondo of California, and Suzi (Michael) O'Donnell of Irwin; and grandchildren, Richie, Abigail, Ricky, Elizabeth, and Savanna.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Rachel.
Arrangements were entrusted to Jaycox-Jaworski Funeral Home & Crematory.
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