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Richard Carlson

Obituary for Richard Carlson

March 7, 1936 - March 5, 2019
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 82

Loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, Friend


Richard "Dick" Carlson, age 82, passed away from Parkinson's Disease on Tuesday, March 5 at Bradley Bay Memory Care in Bay Village, OH. Born in Kane, PA on March 7, 1936, he was the son of J. Walter and Natalie Kempf Carlson. A devoted husband for 61 years to Nancy Carlson (nee Kennedy), a loving father to Julie (Harry) Kestler of Bay Village, OH and Jeff (Patricia Franz) Carlson of Norman, OK and a proud grandfather to Jacob and Justin Kestler of Lakewood, OH. Before his retirement, Dick was an auditor for Kodak in Rochester, NY. He loved golf and a good game of cards. He is survived by his sister Irene Bish of Mount Jewett, PA and preceded in death by his sister Eugenia "Genie" Thompson and his brothers Walter Carlson and John "Jay" Carlson. He was an active friend of Bill and Bob for 28 years and an encouraging sponsor to many. Memorial Donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, 111 West 33 Street, New York, New York, 10120. A private family service will be held. 440-933-3202

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