Richard L. Kimmel

January 12, 1931 - August 18, 2017
Richard L. Kimmel

Kimmel, Richard L, 86, of New Port Richey, passed away peacefully at the Marliere Care Center on August 18, 2017. Richard was born on January 12, 1931 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was the son of the late, Harry and Aurilla (LaGoy) Kimmel. Richard courageously served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He later went on to work for his family’s business as the owner and operator repairing shoes. Richard is described as a very caring and loving man who never complained. He was a lifetime member of the VFW and a parishioner of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Richard ¬†was every veterans friend and spent his time helping to raise money for homeless veterans. He also worked with the local Marine Corps League to run Toys for Tots every year. Richard is survived by his beloved companion, Edith Worker; and his niece, Judith Knoebel.

A gathering of family and friends is to take place at Michels & Lundquist funeral home on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at 12 pm; a memorial service is to follow at 1 pm. Interment will take place at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.


Service

Saturday, August 26, 2017
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home - Directions
5228 Trouble Creek Road
New Port Richey, FL 34652
727-845-1957

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  • August 22, 2017
    Maria Blair lit a candle:
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  • August 23, 2017
    Alan Duckworth and Glory Wedge says:
    Richard was a very special person. We called him a friend. He did so much for the Veterans and for the community he lived in for many many years CPV). He will truly be missed by many!

  • August 23, 2017
    Alan Duckworth and Glory Wedge says:
    Richard was a very special person. We called him friend. He did so very much for the Veterans and for the community he lived in for many many years (CPV) . He will be truly be missed by many