Richard Frye "Ric" Werking, 89, of Shelbyville, passed away, Friday, January 25, 2019 at MHP Medical Center.
He was born June 14, 1929, in Mays, IN to Wayne Anthony Werking and Minnie (Frye) Werking.
He married Jayne Ann (Martin) Werking on June 28, 1953 and she preceded him in death in June 2007.
Ric is survived by his son, Mark K. (wife, Janet) Werking; granddaughters, Meagan K. (husband, Mark) Darnell and Jenna L. Werking.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.
He graduated from Raleigh High School and received a Mechanical Engineering Degree from Rose Hulman Institute.
Mr. Werking was a 2nd Lt. in the U.S. Army. He was a district sales manager at Diamond Chain in Indianapolis before eventually owning his own distributing company.
He was a member of the American Legion. He enjoyed ball room dancing with his wife, traveling all over the world, especially on cruises, and spending time on the water fishing.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Raleigh Cemetery in Rush County with Reverend Harvey Weaver officiating. Military rites will be conducted by local veteran's organizations.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Raleigh Zion Cemetery Company in care of the funeral home.
Funeral Directors, Greg, Sheila, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve the Werking family.
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