Richard Dean Ham, Sr., 85 years of age, of Frankfort, Ind., passed away July 17, 2023 at Ascension St. Vincent in Kokomo, Ind. He was born May 11, 1938 in Bloomington, Ind. to Harold Ham, Sr. and Wilma K. (Edwards) Ham. He married Linda Blacker on January 20, 1963 at Colfax Christian Church and they later divorced. He married Sally Lou Roush on June 3, 2019 at First Christian Church and she survives.
Dick worked at Colfax Grain Company, drove a gas truck for more than 20 years, worked at Exide Battery Company, and retired from Federal Mogul. He grew up in the Assemblies of God Church in Bloomington and cherished Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior. He was a member of the First Christian Church in Frankfort and also a member of the UAW.
Dick never met a stranger and valued many friendships. He enjoyed golf and traveling and will be missed by those he loved.
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Memorial donations may be made in Dick’s honor to the First Christian Church, 58 S. Columbia Street, Frankfort, IN 46041.
Visitation and Services
Friends may visit 5 – 8 p.m. Thursday, July 20, 2023 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort. A Funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 21, 2023 at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Bunnell Cemetery, Frankfort.
Surviving along with his wife: Sally are his brother: Harold “Mike” Ham, Jr. of England. Also surviving are his two children: Rick Ham, Jr. (Anitra) and Kim Martin (Rick), seven grandchildren: Ashleigh (Aaron), Kiersten (Will), Jordan, Ericka (Matt), McKinsey (Cody), Makayla, and Jacob, four great-grandchildren: Ryleigh Rose, Kasen Aaron, Beckham Lee, and Boden Matthew; along with several nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a sister: Lois Jean Steele, and a brother-in-law: Jim Steele.