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Richard 'Kitch' Kitchen

[February 11, 2013]  ATLANTA -- Richard L. "Kitch" Kitchen, 74, of Atlanta, died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at 12:40 a.m. at his home.

(Below is the obituary from the funeral home.)


Atlanta- Richard L. "Kitch" Kitchen, 74, of Atlanta passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 12:40 a.m. at his home.

A Memorial Service for Mr. Kitchen will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. at the Quiram Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta.

No visitation is scheduled. Cremation Rites have been accorded.

Richard Lynn Kitchen was born on December 9, 1938 in Dawson, Ill. the son of Clifford L. and Eileen Curry Kitchen. He married Sandy L. Green on August 26, 1968 in Springfield. She survives.

Also surviving are his children: Doug Kitchen, Michelle (Brian) Geiger all of FLorida, Shannon (Randy) Litterly of Illinois. His step children: Gill Gresham, Mark Gresham both of Illinois, Lisa Shaffer of Iowa. One brother: Charles Kitchen of Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter: Debbie Kitchen.

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Richard served in the United States Air Force.

He retired from Caterpillar, Inc. Morton plant after 30 years of service where he was a member of UAW Local #974.

Memorials may be made to the Atlanta Rescue Squad.