Richard A. Kline, 62 , of LaGrange passed away peacefully, surrounded by his children at University Hospital in Cleveland on April 13,2022 following a brief battle with cancer.
Born in Medina, Ohio on August 28, 1959 to Kenneth and Marjorie Kline, Richard lived mostly in Grafton before moving to Lagrange after marrying and having children.
Mr. Kline graduated from Midview High School in 1977. Richard learned many trades throughout the years , including welding and later in life went onto truck driving school and was lastly employed as a truck driver at K Trucking in Elyria.
Mr. Kline enjoyed being outdoors, whether it was hunting, fishing or just sitting outside. Richard enjoyed being surrounded by his family and friends, especially his grandchildren, who will miss him deeply.
He is survived by his daughter Samantha ( Tony) Andrews, grandson Brody all of Elyria; son Lee( Valerie) Kline, grand-daughters Allie, Chelsea and Paige all of LaGrange; daughter Sarah ( Matthew) Simkovich, grandsons AJ and Aiden, all of Lorain; and mother of his 3 children Myrtice; son Jason( Cherie) Johnston of Warsaw; sister Carol ( Jim- deceased) Grassbaugh of Miami, Florida; Ginger( Danny ) Dechant of Oberlin; Barb ( Ken ) Wolff of Spencer; and Art ( Char) Kline of North Ridgeville and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Kenneth and Marjorie Kline.
Friends may call in the Duke Funeral Home 1021 Main St. Grafton on Tuesday April 19, 2022 from 5 PM until prayer service at 7 PM with Rev. John P. Seabold, pastor of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, officiating.
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