MOODY, AL - Richard "Rich" Kurant, age 83 of Moody, AL died suddenly and peacefully on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at St. Vincent's Hospital in Birmingham, AL.
Rich was born April 6, 1929 in Lorain, Ohio and resided in Lorain most of his life. He was a member of Nativity B. V. M. Church in Lorain. Rich was a veteran of the U. S. Army
and retired from U. S. Steel. He was an avid coin collector and bowler and loved watching football. He moved with his wife Patricia to Moody, AL in 2002.
He will be dearly missed by his wife Patricia (Bayne); children, Vickie Farais, Karen (Larry) Reardon, and Kathy (Ernie) Paffumi; grandchildren Jamie, Scott, Gina, Gabriella, Anthony, Dominic, and Katie; great grandchild Tyler; and a host of nieces and nephews and friends. He joins his parents Hypolyt and Bernice (Jakubowski); sister Jessie Jeffrey (Kurant); brothers, Steven, Charles, Leonard, and Chester; grandchildren, Daniel and Larry Reardon.
A Memorial celebration will be held Friday, August 2, 2013 at the home of Karen and Larry Reardon, 2501 West 37th Street, Lorain, Ohio from 5:00 p.m. till 8:00 p.m.