Richard J. Kos 1947-2019

THE VILLAGES, Fla. — Richard J. Kos, 72, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019.

Richard was born Jan. 9, 1947, in Niles. He was the son of John and Mary Kos.

He was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School and Youngstown State. Richard spent many years working in real estate in Trumbull County.

Richard moved to The Villages in Florida about five years ago, where he continued his pursuit of the perfect pizza, drinking, cigar smoking, golfing and telling tall tales.

Richard is survived by four children, Julie Gearhart (Scott), Heather Kos (Franklin), Abbey Kos and Johnathon Kos (Taylor); and three grandchildren, Cameron, Lauren and Peyton; as well as a brother, Greg Kos.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Christy Kos; and his parents, John and Mary Kos.

Contributions may be made to the Lordstown Firefighters Association, 1535 Salt Springs Road, Warren, Ohio 44481.

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