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Richard Lee “Dick” Dial, 75, of Huntingtown died Dec. 24, 2012, at his home.

He was born Feb.17, 1937, in Barboursville, W.Va., to the late Frank Dial and Clarice Meadows Dial.

He retired from the Department of Defense after working 37 years. He played the guitar and was the lead singer in a band called the Country Tones that played music in and around the area for many years. He enjoyed anything to do with the water; fishing and crabbing were two of his favorite pastimes.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Leslie C. Richardson.

He is survived by his wife, Anna L. Dial; son, Steven R. and his wife, Joanne Dial, of Wye Mills; grandchildren, Rebecca and Garrett Richardson; mother, Clarice Dial of Barboursville, W.Va.; and sisters, Debra Clark and Thelma Cabell, both of Barboursville, W.Va.

Family received friends Dec. 28 at Rausch Funeral Home, 4405 Broomes Island Road in Port Republic, where services were held Dec. 29.

Interment followed at Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.