Richard “Dick” Killila

Richard “Dick” Killila, age 74, Greenfield, died Monday, Jan. 2, 2012 at his residence. Born on Aug. 25, 1937 in Indianapolis, he was the son of Thomas F. and Mary Margaret (Roach) Killila.

Dick served in the Army during the Berlin Crisis. He married Marilyn F. (Roach) Killila on June 22, 1974. He worked for AFNB as a computer engineer for 20 years and was the co-owner of The Paper Clip Office Supply Store for 5 years. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Fatima Council, St. Michael’s Catholic Church, and American Legion Post #119. He was also a lifelong Democrat and an avid Notre Dame fan.

He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Marilyn Killila of Greenfield; his son, Thomas (Lisa) Killila of Indianapolis; and one grandchild, Kennedy Killila.

Preceding him in death were his parents and brother, Thomas A. Killila.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield. Funeral Mass will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church. Father William Stumph will be officiating. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hancock County Food Pantry at 741 1/2 S. State St., Greenfield, IN 46140-2561 or to St. Michael’s Catholic Church at 519 Jefferson Boulevard, Greenfield, IN 46140-1899. Friends may sign the online guestbook at or email condolences to