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Richard Ray Unkefer

June 5, 1955 ~ March 11, 2020 (age 64)


Richard Ray Unkefer, age 64, of Kent, went to be with Our Lord on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 peacefully at home.

Richard was born June 5, 1955 in Canton, to Ray and Mabel (Adams) Unkefer.

Rick was a proud U.S. Army veteran during the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Kent American Legion Post 496, as well as the 310 Laborers Union.

He was an avid gun collector and belonged to the Portage/Summit Field + Stream and also the Goodyear Hunting and Fishing Club. Above all Rick loved being with his family and being “Papa” to all his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Karen Unkefer; son, Michael Friedman; granddaughter, Marlee Cline; daughter, Angela Unkefer; grandchildren, Mikey, Makhia, Masyn, and Mahlia Friedman, Jordin, and Layla Cline; brother, Ronald (Juanita) Unkefer, as well as many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Mabel Unkefer, and his darling daughter, Katie Marie Unkefer.

A Celebrate of Life will be held at 11:30 A.M. Saturday, June 6, 2020, at the home of Richard and Karen Unkefer. Cremation has taken place at Bissler & Sons Crematory. Private inurnment at Standing Rock Cemetery.

Services in care of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, 628 West Main Street, Kent, OH 44240.

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Celebration of Life
June 6, 2020

11:30 AM

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