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Richard J. Urig

Obituary for Richard J. Urig

December 28, 1941 - May 24, 2020
Avon Lake, Ohio | Age 78

Loving Father, Grandfather, Brother and Friend


Richard J. Urig, 78, of Avon Lake, passed away Sunday, May 24, 2020. Richard was born December 28, 1941 in Lakewood, OH to Donald A. and Beatrice H. (nee Wilhelmy) Urig.

Richard served in US Navy from 1959-1962. He was a faithful member of St. Joseph Parish in Avon Lake, Knights of Columbus and the American Legion.

Richard was an avid fan of his hometown sports teams, the Cleveland Indians, the Browns and Cavaliers. He loved spending time coaching youth sports and enjoyed a game of golf.

Cherished father of Gwen Shearer (Matt), Scott Urig (Jackie), Terry Urig (Erin) and Tom Urig (Sarah); dearest grandfather of McKenna, Izzy, Grayson, Audrey, and one more to be welcomed into the family soon; brother of Barb Miller; and life-long friend Roy James.

Preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Kathy; twin brother Bob Urig; and sister Bev Zinn.

Public Funeral Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church 32946 Electric Blvd. Avon Lake Saturday, May 30 at 10am. Officiant Father Ronald I. Wearsch. Interment at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home 163 Avon Belden Road Avon Lake Friday May 29 from 4-8PM.



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