Richard M. Piatt

July 21, 1928 - September 7, 2020

Richard M. Piatt, 92, of Winchester, Ohio, died Monday, September 7, 2020 in Middletown.  He was born July 21, 1928 at the Adams County Hospital in West Union. He was preceded by parents, Francis Franklin Piatt and Elsie Caroline (Seaman) Piatt; wife, O. Faye (Freeman) Piatt; one daughter, Julie R. (Piatt) Thompson; four sons: Gregory Piatt, Brian Piatt, Stephen Piatt and Randy Piatt; one grandchild, Jaime Piatt and one brother, Rudy Seaman; one sister, Helen Call.

Richard is survived by two sons: Larry Michael Piatt (Judy) of Seaman Jimmie Dale Piatt of Winchester; one daughter, Cathy Faye (Piatt) Dunn (Dave) of Franklin; two nieces: Terri Ayres of West Union and Sheila Mills-Ferguson; one nephew, Gary Call of West Union; 14 grandchildren: Mike R. Piatt of Seaman, Joshua Piatt of Nashville, North Carolina, Janet Kfader of Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, Eric Piatt of Winchester, Christy Piatt of Peebles, Michael W. Piatt of Seaman, Brandon Piatt of Bethel, and Kelly Piatt of Russellville, Michael Piatt of California, Anthony Piatt of Springboro, Tiffany Epstein of Florida, Amanda Piatt of Hillsboro, Timothy Joe (T.J.) Schuler of Sardinia, Elizabeth Thompson of Franklin, and numerous great grandchildren and many great nieces and nephews.

He served in the United States Army during World War II and received a victory medal.  He was an active member of the National Rifle Association and the Adams County Coon Hunters Association.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to:

Hospice of Dayton, 5940 Long Meadow Drive, Middletown, Ohio 45005.

The public visitation is 1 – 2 pm Friday, September 11, 2020 at Lafferty Funeral Home 205 S. Cherry Street, West Union.

The public funeral is at 2 pm Friday, September 11, 2020.

Pastor Reagan Wagoner will officiate. Interment is at West Union Cemetery.

The Adams County Honor Guard will perform a full military service.

Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated is serving the family.


Phillip and Vicki Rhonemus - Sep 14, 2020
Dear Piatt Family, Keeping you in our thoughts and praayers at this time. Sinccerely,
Kayla H. - Sep 11, 2020
I am sending my condolences and prayers to the family in this difficult time. I sure will miss seeing Mr. Piatt sing to his Johnny Cash tapes!
Alena - Sep 11, 2020
Dear Cathy and family, sending you all lots of love, hugs and prayers! Richard is now in Heaven with Tiny and family! Love, Alena and family xoxo
Janet - Sep 11, 2020
I love you all 🙏🏻My deepest condolences
Miriam Piatt Gallo - Sep 10, 2020
Sympathy to all the family from cousin Miriam Piatt Gallo
Shari Murphy - Sep 9, 2020
My deepest condolences to all the family, I am keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Although Richard has gone home, he will remain forever in our hearts and memories❤🙏