Richard “Dale” Fike, 85, of Accident, MD, died Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Dennett Road Manor Nursing Home, Oakland, MD.
Born January 11, 1935, in Garrett County, MD, he was the son of the late Ford & Anna (George) Fike. He was preceded in death by his step-mother, Delores (Pullin) Fike; one grandson, Richard Fike and one brother, Wayne Fike.
Mr. Fike was a self-employed truck driver. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving during the Korean War, a member of Zion Lutheran Church (LCMS), Accident Post 208, American Legion and Garrett County Farm Bureau.
Surviving is his wife, Nancy Carol (Moomaw) Fike; two sons, Walter R. “Rick” Fike, Martinsburg, WV, Rodney W. (Becky) Fike, Accident; one daughter, Kimberly M. (Tim Leasher) Fike, Boonsboro, MD; four sisters, Ruth Bowman, Accident, Catherine Munson, Baton Rouge, LA, Linda Swauger, Friendsville, MD, Sandy Lipscomb, Mobile, AL; six grandchildren, Brandy Patton, Brody Fike, Andrew Fike, Shawn Fike, Jerad Fike, Michael Leasher; four great-grandchildren, Kian Fike, Braden Fike, Liam Fike, Harper Fike.
Friends will be received at the Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 26722 Garrett Highway, Accident (McHenry), on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, from 2-4 & 7-9 pm. Services will be conducted in the funeral home, Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 11:00 am with the Rev. James Oester officiating. Interment will be in Zion Lutheran Church. Military graveside rites will be accorded by Accident Post 208.
Expressions of sympathy may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association or the Garrett County Farm Bureau.
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