McMinnville resident and Pittsburgh, Pa., native, Richard Frank Wisniewski, 71, was born Jan. 12, 1941 and died June 25 at his residence following an extended illness.
A United States Marine Corps and Army veteran of Vietnam and Desert Storm where he was a First Sergeant Medic, he was the son of the late Matthew Frank and Sally Dietz Wisniewski.
He was married to Diane Cutts Wisniewski of McMinnville on Sept. 29, 1978. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters and sons-in-law, Danielle and Jeff Delape, Diana Brown Greg, and Kathy and Jody McCoin all of Cincinnati, Ohio; son, Michael Wisniewski of Cincinnati, Ohio; stepson, Eric Walker and wife Mary of McMinnville; two grandchildren, Raven Walker and Hunter Walker; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Diane and Kelly Linderimer of West Virginia, Nancy and Skip Smith of Texas, and Pat and Charlie Pendock of Pittsburgh, Pa., and eight grandchildren.
A graveside and interment will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Gath Cemetery with full military honors administered by VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. There will be no visitation at High’s. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Post 5064 Building Fund.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 13, 2012