Richard was born September 7, 1938 to Helen (nee Snyder) and Herbert Baynes and returned home to the Lord on Sunday morning of January 2, 2022. Beloved husband of Alice (nee Schroeder) for 59 years; devoted father of Samuel Baynes, Jennifer (James) Stanley, and Charlotte (Paul) Alex; cherished grandfather of Samantha Liberatore, Clark (Vanessa) Stanley, Erin Stanley, Jack Stanley, Trey Stanley, Paul Alex, Grace (Alex) Cornell, and Mia Alex; dear brother of Bonnie Clark, Kathryn Oakley, David Baynes and Mary Huff.
Richard earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Divinity from Lincoln Christian University in Lincoln, Illinois and a Master of Linguistics from University of Cincinnati. He was the longtime pastor of Loveland Church of Christ and also served churches in Wisconsin and Illinois over his fifty-plus year ministry. A visitation for him will be held at the Forest Dale Church of Christ, 604 W. Kemper Rd., on Friday, January 7, 2022, from 4 pm until time of service at 6 pm. Donations in his name can be made to Forest Dale Church of Christ, 604 W. Kemper Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45246.
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