Robertson Funeral & Cremation Service
10310-300 Feldfarm Lane
Charlotte, NC 28210
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Monday, Jan. 14, 2019
1:00 PM
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5101 Providence Road
Charlotte, NC
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Richard James Kahan

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Richard James Kahan

April 10, 1952 - January 10, 2019


Richard James Kahan, 66, passed away on January 10, 2019 in Charlotte, NC. Richard was born on April 10, 1952 in New York, NY to Edmund Kahan and Ella Kahan Pregel.

Richard grew up in Larchmont, NY and graduated from Hampshire College before earning an MBA from Columbia University. Prior to moving to Charlotte, Richard was a long-time resident and business owner in Raleigh, NC. Richard had a generous nature and was a dedicated and adored husband, father, uncle, and grandfather, who relished taking care of others. He enjoyed theater, music, cooking, and spending time with friends and family at his vacation home on Lake Gaston.

He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Sandra H. Kahan; children, Elliot Kahan and wife Gaya Myers, Emily Truluck and husband Graham Truluck, and Eli Kahan; brother, Dr. Ronald Kahan and wife Dr. Betsy Kahan; grandchildren, Greaber Kahan and Marion Kahan; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dr. Jerry Wexler and Helen Wexler; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are cordially invited to a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 14, at Temple Beth El, 5101 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care Charlotte Region, PO Box 470408, Charlotte, NC 28247; or Temple Beth El.
Published in The News & Observer on Jan. 12, 2019
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