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Richard  L.  Geno
  • Nashville Baptist Church
    312 Phillips St.
    Nashville , MI 49073

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“We were out of town when Dick passed. Just found out but want the family to know that our heartfelt condolences are sent to Jan and your family.May...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Ron & Dotty Dilsaver - MI

“It was with great sadness that we learned of Dick's passing; please accept our heartfelt condolences. May your many memories of the times you shared...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Debora Turbish - Battle Creek, MI

“Geno family sorry for your lost. I worked at Kellogg Credit Union back in the good ole dadys same as Dick. He was a happy go lucky guy and will be...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Carol Casey - Hastings, MI

“Dear Jan and Family We are very sorry for the loss of your husband and father.We haven't known your family a long time but we greatly appreciated the...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“R.I.P. to my old Friend. From riding the school bus in Elementary to sitting with you and your wife at our 50th class reunion. You always remained...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Kester - Ceresco, MI

“So sorry to hear of Richard's passing, he was a nice guy and a true joy to work around. Prayers to the family. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Paula Swan - Land O Lakes, FL

“We have just learned of your loss and Ken and I are so saddened to know of Dick's passing. You and the family are in our prayers and our thoughts...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Ken and Linda Clark - Ceresco, MI

8 of 12 | Posted by: Dick Doubleday - Wyoming, MI

“My condolences to the family. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Pam MARSH - Hastings, MI

“One the nicest guys I've ever known and a pleasure to be around. And that goes back to my youth in Junior High. Great family including Nan and Bill! ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Alan Randall - Lakewood Ranch, FL

“He was so very special to us! And to my mom and Dad, such a special nephew to them...I will miss you forthe rest of my life! Heaven gained another...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Botbyl Bewley - MI - Family

12 of 12 | Posted by: Alan Randall - Lakewood Ranch, FL

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Richard (Dick) L. Geno, 76, of Battle Creek, died January 16, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. Richard was born January 20, 1942 in Battle Creek to Melvin and Rena (Botbyl) Geno. He graduated from Lakeview High School in 1960 and married the former Janet Jones in 1963. He worked for the Kellogg Company, retiring in 1996.

Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and being outdoors. He routinely met with friends for Friday morning breakfast or to play cards. He especially loved to spend time with his family and attending his grandchildren's extra-curricular events.

Richard is survived by his wife, Janet; his son Doug Geno, a daughter, Lynette (Sam) Lutgring; five grandchildren, Andrew, Zachery and Benjamin Geno, Alex and Brandon Lutgring and a sister, Nancy (Bill) VanHuysen. He was preceded in death by a brother, William Geno and a sister, Linda (Dave) Smith.

Friends will be received from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, January 20, 2019 at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Battle Creek. Funeral services to celebrate Richard's life will be at 9:00 a.m., Monday, January 21, 2019 also at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Hicks Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the Nashville Baptist Church, 312 Phillips St., Nashville, MI 49073. Personal messages for the family may be placed at