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Welcome to the memorial page for

Richard L. Kamph

February 28, 1942 ~ May 28, 2017 (age 75)

DALTON – Richard L. Kamph, age 75, passed away peacefully on May 28, 2017 surrounded by his family.

Born on February 28, 1942 in Massillon, OH to the late George and Betty (Pauli) Kamph, Richard was a 1961 graduate of Washington High School in Massillon and was a life resident of the Dalton / Massillon area.  He retired from Smith Dairy after 12 years of service and was previously with Dairy Farm Products for 32 years. He also worked seasonally for Lehman’s in the warehouse.  His family was everything to him and he loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren.  As a hobby, he loved woodworking which led him to building wooden trucks.  A farmer at heart, Richard liked to be outside camping, riding his bike, four wheeler, or Farm All.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years Ruthie (Slabach); children, Ryan (Erika) Kamph of Jackson, Rhonda (Kevin) Patterson of Orrville, Rod (Ann) Kamph of Wooster; grandchildren, Ren (Tara), Chelsea, Courtney, Brandon, and Lucas Kamph, Ricky, Maria, and Michael Hull, Ashley and Amber Patterson; great grandson, Rory; brother, Lester (Rose) Kamph of North Lawrence, nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral service will be Friday, June 2, 2017 at 12 p.m. at the Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 29 E. Main St., Dalton, OH, 44618, with Pastor Dale Boston officiating.  Burial will be held at Dalton Cemetery.  Friends and family may call on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Rd., Wooster, OH, 44691 or the James Cancer Center, 2326 Eagle Pass, Suite A, Wooster, OH, 44691.  Online obituary and guest registry are available at www.zakmonbarrenfh.com

(Zak-Thacker & Monbarren, 330-828-2536)


Charitable donations may be made to:

LifeCare Hospice
1900 Akron Rd., Wooster OH 44691

James Cancer Center
2326 Eagle Pass Suite A, Wooster OH 44691



 Service Information

Visitation
Friday
June 2, 2017

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home
29 E. Main St.
Dalton, OH 44618

Funeral Service
Friday
June 2, 2017

12:00 PM
Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home
29 E. Main St.
Dalton, OH 44618


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