Richard Kirkpatrick

Richard Kirkpatrick

Friday, January 13th, 1933 Friday, November 1st, 2019

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Obituary for Richard Leroy Kirkpatrick

Richard L. Kirkpatrick born 1/13/1933, was called home on 11/1/2019 after a prolonged cardio pulmonary illness. Richard died peacefully in his sleep at the Cal Vets Facility in West Los Angeles. Richard was born in Canton Ohio to Hazel and Roy Kirkpatrick, and moved as a child to Southern California, where he was raised on the family ranch. Richard had an enormous love for animals of all kinds, but had a special affinity for horses and dogs, and as a young man spent time on the rodeo circuit. Richard was preceded in death by his wife of 42 years, Donna Kirkpatrick, and is survived by his 2 daughters, Colleen Nix and Erin Faverman, grandchildren David Chandler, Melissa Columbus, and Alex Faverman, and great grandchildren Roy and Molly Chandler, and Caleb, Courtney, Connor and Caitlyn Columbus. Richard was proud of being a father, grandfather, great grandfather, an Army Veteran and a devoted Trojan. He loved his Lord, his family, his country, and USC.

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