Richard “Dick” Allen Vaglienti, 80, of Shelbina, passed away Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
Dick was born on September 18, 1940 in Morgan Town, W. Va. the son of Tony and Velva (Tichenor) Vaglienti. He was united in marriage to Minnie Marie Wyatt on November 5, 1960 in Akron, Ohio. She preceded him in death March 2, 2016.
He is survived by his children, Nancy L. Hunter (Stuart) of Shelbina, Donna Roberts of La Plata, Pamela J. Harris (Chris) of Piedmont and Richard Vaglienti II of Shelbina; six grandchildren, Danny Harris, Devin Davis, Heather Barfield, Dakota Mahaffey, Katelyn Hunter and Brittany Hunter; eight great-grandchildren; and several friends, including Janet Hammond, Bob Proper and David Perrigo.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and one grandson, Eric Davis.
Dick worked at Cerro as a plant supervisor for 44 years. He enjoyed his daily walks, helping the flower shop out, playing pool and going dancing on Saturday nights. Dick was a talented musician and played several instruments, including the accordion, banjo and spoons. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially for holiday dinners.
Visitation was held from 4 to 6 p.m., on Tuesday, August 31 at Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, September 1 at the funeral home.
Burial will follow in the Shelbina Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Neighbors Helping Neighbors.