Rich Kirkpatrick

Obituary of Rich Kirkpatrick

Richard John Kirkpatrick, 81, of Harleysville, PA, formerly of Worcester, PA, passed away Saturday morning, January 30, 2021, at Abington Hospital after a brief illness. He and his wife, Mary Kendall (Rhodes) Kirkpatrick, celebrated their first wedding anniversary on January 9th of this year. He was preceded in death by his first wife of over 50 years, Sandra (McNatt) Kirkpatrick, on November 22, 2014.


Born June 12, 1939, in Roxborough, PA, he was a son of the late John A. and Martha (Huze) Kirkpatrick. He was a 1958 graduate of Williamson Trade School and was a U. S. Army veteran. He was the owner of Berks Ridge, a construction management company based in Harleysville, PA.


Rich was an active charter member of Cornerstone Church of Skippack, PA.


In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, Kris Kirkpatrick and his wife, Michelle, and their children: Ryan, Tessa, Leah and Nate of Harleysville, PA; and Scot Kirkpatrick and his wife, Leigh, and their children: Caroline, William and Mary Morgan of Ambler, PA. He is also survived by his brother, Robert Kirkpatrick.


Along with his parents and first wife, he was preceded in death by his sister, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick.


In light of current restrictions on public gatherings, a private graveside service will take place for the immediate family at Garden of Memories behind Central Schwenkfelder Church in Worcester, PA. A public memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Kentucky Mountain Mission of Eastern Kentucky, Inc. at Arrangements are by R. L. Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc. of Skippack, PA. Online condolences may be made to the family at             

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