Herman Karl Dietrich, Jr., age 91, of Columbus, Ohio and Zionville, North Carolina, passed away Wednesday March 11, 2020 at his home in Zionville.

Mr. Dietrich is survived by his wife, Ruby Mast Dietrich of the home; four daughters, Jeanne Dietrich and husband Jay Kelsey of Nashville, Tennessee, Marian Dietrich and husband Charles Schwartz of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Carol Dietrich of Columbus, Ohio, and Joy Timmens and husband Eric of Vilas; two sons, John Dietrich and wife Cassie of Nashville, Tennessee, and Dr. David Dietrich and wife Collen of Panama City, Florida, and one sister, Dorothy Hoover of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, and a number of aunts, uncles, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Herman Karl Dietrich, Sr. and Helen Marie Heighton Dietrich.

Funeral services for Herman Karl Dietrich, Jr. will be conducted Sunday afternoon, March 15, 2020, at 2:00 o'clock, at Piney Grove Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Pastor Robert Williams and Pastor Ken Bose. Burial will follow in the Piney Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Piney Grove Baptist Church, 4829 Rominger Road, Banner Elk, North Carolina, 28604.

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