Joseph Richard Kuhn (Rich)
AGE: 76 • Wilmington
Richard Kuhn passed away peacefully at his home on November 17, 2013
surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA
to the late Joseph and Elsie Kuhn. He attended Baldwin
High School and IBM school in Pittsburgh. He proudly
served in the United States Marine Corps and was a
member of the Delaware Veterans Club Post #1 for 40 years. Directly after the
Marine Corps, he worked in the steel mills in Pittsburgh and was a member of the United
Steel Workers Union of America.
He started his career with Borden Foods in 1962,
then Norwich Pharmaceuticals. He retired with Procter and Gamble as their
Product Account Manager. He was an avid fan of the Eagles and Phillies and
enjoyed being a member of the billiards league at the Delaware Veterans Club.
He enjoyed coaching baseball for Naamans Little League in the 70's and being
a mentor for sports for many kids. He had a passion for nice cars and working
on his beautiful landscaped yard.
He is survived by his loving wife, Eileen of 53
years and 4 children, Michael and wife Jo Michelle, Beverly and husband Christopher, Gary and
wife Tracy, Timothy and wife Tara. He is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Jessica, Victoria,
Chase, Madison, Jaclyn, Kristina, Justine and Ryan, his sister Carol and
husband Bob, brother-in-law James Rowan and wife Cindy, a nephew and many
nieces. He will be dearly missed by his loving family and many friends. The
family would like to graciously thank the wonderful staff at Compassionate
Funeral services will be held on Saturday November
23, 2013 at 10:30 am at the Church of the Holy Child, 2500 Naamans Road, Wilmington,
A viewing be held at CHANDLER FUNERAL HOME, 2506 Concord Pike on Friday
November 22, 2013 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are
suggested to the Helen
4701 Ogletown-Stanton Rd.,
Newark, DE 19713.
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Published in The News Journal from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2013