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“Rich, you will be missed. I had dinner with Rich just a year ago. It was great to see him and laugh about all the crazy (and fun) things we worked...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: BREWce Larkin - Seattle, WA

“To Kimpel family; Rich was a smart, witty, jovial and kind individual who will be sorely missed by anyone who knew him. Please accept my...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Bob Rajabi - Cypress, TX

“I had the honor to work along side of Rich for a couple of years and I am saddened to learn of his passing. He was a genuinely good person who was...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Brian Rang - Olive Branch, MS

“I was married to Rich's nephew James Patterson. He was a very positive loving husband to his wife and a great father to his daughters. Which filtered...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Samantha Gonzales - Littleton, CO

“Very blessed to know such a smart and kind hearted gentleman. He was a pleasure to work with. Everyone respected and looked up to him for his...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Doug Yglesias - Dublin, OH

“Rich was such a gentleman. I enjoyed every minute working with him. We used to talk cars and outdoors. He was a great mentor and friend. My warm...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Tom DeCoster - Columbus, OH

“I am very saddened to hear of Rich's passing. I had the pleasure of working with Rich. He was a great man in every way possible. My sincere...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Matt Simon - MI - coworker

“Rich was the best boss I have ever had in 34 years of work,. Happy all the time, a great friend mountain biking and playing racquet ball. He will be...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Rob Ripley - Longbeach, CA

“Rich was such a wonderful, loving man. He offered a warm and welcoming to everyone he met. As soon as we met him and Cathy, they immediately became...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Denise and Roger Rhinehart - OH

“Rich was a great boss to work for he always had a way to treat people with repect to get the most out of them. He always had a positive attitude and...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Jeff Nolff - Macomb, MI

“Rich was always so pleasant, even tempered, gracious and kind.He loved his hobbies (cars, racing) and was a real sportsman with his camping and...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: The Molina Family - Jacksonville, FL

“We are so very, very sorry for your families loss. We send you our deepest sympathies. We are Praying that God gives you all comfort in this time. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: George and Jo-Anne Wessler - OH

“Sorry to hear about the passing my prayers Go out to u and ur family ❤❤❤ ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Treva Rumpf - Phoenix, AZ

“Dear Cathy and Family, We were so sad to learn to hear about Richard. I remember when Rich started working at...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“I just learned of Rich's passing and, although I haven't seen him in several years, it seems almost like yesterday we were working and laughing...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Joe Kovach - Aurora, OH

“Richard was always a kind mentor to me while working together. Gentleman such as he, are few & far between. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Alison Witt - coworker

“I am so saddened to learn of Rich's passing. Having worked, as well as socialized with him for over 30 years, I was fortunate to call him not only...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Richard Strunk - Strongsville, OH

“Dear Cathy and FamilyOur thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time, We have many fond memories of Rich,you and the girls.Donna and...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: donna gareis - strongsville, OH

RICHARD D. KIMPEL, age 68. Beloved husband of 45 years to Catherine (nee Piunno). Loving father of Jennifer Ashforth (Joshua) and Lisa (David Snider). Cherished grandfather of Giacinta, Johnathan and Jessica. Dearest son of the late Richard and Gertrude (nee Sadowski). Dear brother of Randall (Vicki), Gary and Dale. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday March 4, 2017 St. Adalbert Church, 66 Adalbert Rd. (Berea) at 10:00AM. Interment Woodvale Cemetery. The family will receive friends FRIDAY 4 – 8 PM at the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS (WEST OF I-71).