“obituarydata.com – Richard R. Schimizze, 60, of Worthington, passed away unexpectedly Monday, December 29, 2014 as a result of an airplane accident in Port Clinton, Ohio. Rick earned his undergraduate degree from Purdue University and a Masters Degree from Clemson University. He retired from the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander after 22 years of service. After retirement he joined SEA Corporation and was a Forensic Engineer. He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Anna; parents, Tony and Ingrid; children, Melissa (Rob) Patris, Angela (Erik) Peterson, Mark Schimizze, Jeff (Yuni) Schimizze, Lindsay (Matt) Morgan and Ben (Mackenzie) Schimizze. He is also survived by seven grandchildren; sisters, Arlette (Warren) Stobbe, Anita (Blake) Rieboldt and brother, Michael Schimizze. Rick and Anna were members of the Church of Christ at the Fishinger and Kenny Roads congregation where Rick was active as a Bible class teacher and served as an elder. Rick was involved in outreach to the Navajo reservation in Keyenta, Arizona and interested in the scientific evidences of the Christian faith. Friends may call Sunday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the SCHOEDINGER WORTHINGTON CHAPEL, 6699 N. High Street (1/2 mile south of 270) and 1 hour prior to service at church. Funeral service 11 a.m. at the Fishinger and Kenny Road Church Of Christ, 1130 Fishinger Rd., Columbus, OH 43221. Greg Tidwell officiating. Visit www.schoedinger.com to send online condolences to the family. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Missions Fund at the Fishinger and Kenny Church of Christ.