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Richard James Chiodo

November 26, 1939 ~ August 17, 2021 (age 81)

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Richard James Chiodo, 81 of Dawson Springs passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021, at Baptist Health Hospital.  Born November 26, 1939, to the late Joseph and Margaret Chiodo of Minnesota.  He was a proud U.S. Army Veteran after serving 3 years.  He enjoyed watching nature as he fed the birds and squirrels, and he liked to garden.  He could be found most mornings drinking his coffee while talking to friends at the local gas station.

Preceded in death by his wife, Martha Chiodo; grandson, Michael Chiodo; and several brothers.

Survived by his wife of 12 years, Janet Matheny Crick; children, Norman and Sandra Chiodo both of Minnesota; 2 grandchildren, Crystal and Tommy; 1 great-grandson; brothers, Greg and Jim Chiodo; 3 step-children, Perry Crick, Jacqueline Hoard and Jonathan Crick; 5 step-grandchildren; and 6 step-great-grandchildren.

A private service at Fort Snelling Veterans Cemetery in Minnesota will take place at a later date. 


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