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Arlan R. "Dick" McCune, age 66, of Orrville, went to be with his Lord on October 28, 2015, at Hospice of Medina County, after a three month illness. He was born on June 29, 1949, in Orma, WV the son of Ralph and Ocie McCune. He was united in marriage to the love of his life, Marcella Huska, on December 21, 1968, in Dalton, OH. She survives.

He was a graduate of Rutland High School in Rutland, OH and had been employed at the J. M. Smucker Company in Orrville as a production supervisor, until his retirement in 2014. Dick enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, camping, target shooting, auctions, and yard sales.

Dick especially loved his grandchildren and spent as much time as possible with them. He also loved his five Pembroke Welsh Corgis dogs. One of his most outstanding traits was his ability to reach out and make friends with anyone. He was well-liked by everyone who knew him.

In addition to his wife, Marcella, he is survived by a son, Jason (Kathy) McCune of Ashland, OH; daughter, Julie (John) Ellis of Columbia Station, OH; grandchildren, Aurora McCune, Nathan McCune, and Tatyana Ellis; brother, Kenneth (Janet) McCune of Orma; and a sister, Vee (Bob) Johns of Orrville, OH; two uncles he grew-up with, Burl McCune and Darrel McCune; aunts; uncles; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Steven McCune.

Friends called at Auble Funeral Home in Orrville, OH on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, from 6:00-8:00p.m. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at the funeral home web site at

Memorial contributions may be made to the National Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation, 11350 McCormick Road, Executive Plaza 1, Suite 800, Hung Valley, MD 21031, Apostolic Christian Home, 10680 Steiner Road, Rittman, OH 44270 or the Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Road, Wooster, OH 44691.

Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg, will conduct funeral services at Orma United Methodist Church in Orma, on Thursday, November 5, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. with Burl McCune officiating. Burial will take place in the church cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at

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Original Publication Date: November 5, 2015

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