Richard H. Kuhlman, 80, of Canonsburg, died Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Townview Health and Rehabilitation Center, Canonsburg.
The Guest Book is expired.
He was born September 16, 1933, in Pittsburgh, a son of Ralph and Eva Brown Kuhlman.
Mr. Kuhlman was a 1953 graduate of Trinity High School. He worked at the former Pennsylvania Transformer, Canonsburg.
Mr. Kuhlman served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 and from 1961 to 1963. He received the Good Conduct Medal, Army of Occupation Medal (Berlin) and Sharpshooter Badge.
He was a member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Canonsburg, where he served as deacon, elder, trustee, historian and Sunday school teacher.
Mr. Kuhlman was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 191 of Canonsburg and United Steel Workers of America.
He was active in Boy Scouts, where he was an Eagle Scout and member of Order of the Arrow and Boy Scouts of America. He enjoyed photography, feeding wildlife, taking walks and traveling.
Surviving are a sister, Dora Valenti (Joe) of Union City; two brothers, John Leonard Kuhlman of Canonsburg and Donald Jones (Patricia) of Washington; best friend, who was like his sister, Carol Alisesky (Bill); beloved friend, Amanda Feitt (Ted); several nieces and nephews; and his friends of the First Christian Church.
Deceased are two sisters and three brothers.
A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 29 in First Christian Church, 120 Anderson Drive, Canonsburg, followed by a graveside service at 11 a.m. in National Cemetery of the Alleghenies, Cecil Township. Full military rites will be accorded by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 191, Canonsburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church. Arrangements are entrusted to McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, owner/supervisor, 27 Cherry Avenue, Houston, PA 15342. Condolences may be left by viewing the obituary at www.mcilvaine-speakman.com.
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave. Houston, PA 15342
Published in Observer-Reporter on July 27, 2014