Richard C. Weisman, 77, passed away August 21, at Akron General ICU from kidney and liver failure due to complications from diabetes and also pneumonia.
Richard was born in Canton, Ohio and moved to Akron/Barberton area at the age of 2, where he lived all his life. He attended Garfield High School and worked for trucking companies. He retired from Kungle Trucking, and then worked part-time for Firestone Country Club Golf Course. He was a former Mason and past president for Barberton F.O.P.A. for 4 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents Richard C. and Jeanne C. Weisman; and son Richard C. (Rich) Weisman. He is survived by his wife Jean (Jeannie) C. Wiesman, married in 1964 and together 56 years. Also left sister Jackie Cincurak (Don); brother-in-law Phillip Burr (Karen); one niece and many friends.
Richard was very concerned that the Coronavirus had left many families unemployed and schools closed leaving many children without food. If you know of any local families who are in need of help and in some small way you could find it in your heart to help them in memory of Richard in lieu of flowers. There will be no calling hours. Condolences may be sent to 2096 Hackberry St. Akron OH 44301.
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