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Richard "Dick" J. Orange

July 10, 1941 — March 1, 2023

Butler Township

ORANGE, Richard J. “Dick,” 81, of Vandalia, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2023. He was born to Lincoln, Sr. & Pat Orange on July 10, 1941 in Dayton, Ohio. Dick was the owner of Orange's Trailer Sales and Dee’s Place Furniture.

Preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Lincoln F. “Butch” Orange, Jr.

Survived by his beloved wife of 57 years, Dee Orange; son, Michael Orange; daughters, Yvonne Orange Kreusch and Melissa Orange (Phillip Rice); brother, Gary “Doug” Orange (Shelley); sister, Joyce Orange; sister-in-law, Carol Orange; 8 grandchildren, Jason, Lauren, Leah, Joshua, Jacob, Caleb, Chelsea & Greyson; 14 great grandchildren, Ryann, Bret, Brady, Camryn, Brayden, Haylee, Bryce, Jacob, Riley, Kaitlyn, Victoria, Kaden, Evan & Isaiah; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives & many friends.

A private family celebration of life will be held at a future date.  Arrangements entrusted to the Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home, Vandalia. Condolences can be shared at In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to

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