Richard “Dick” Neville, 75, dies

Columbus, OH — Richard M. “Dick” Neville, 75, a longtime farrier who plied his trade for more than 60 years from Indiana to Ohio to Florida, died March 24, 2020, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus due to kidney complications.

Born in Franklin, Ind., in 1944 to the late Carl K. and Alice (Fleener) Neville he began shoeing his own ponies at the age of 14 and would reach the pinnacle of his profession as he worked with some of the greatest horses in harness racing, many of which are enshrined in the Hall of Fame.

Final funeral arrangements are still pending. A more complete obituary will be posted later.

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