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Kitch, Richard D.
Richard D. Kitch, age 40 of Orlando, Florida and formerly of Galesburg, Illinois died on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 7:20 A.M. at Orlando Florida Hospital East Emergency Room in Orlando, Florida.

He was born on March 8, 1970 in Macomb, Illinois, the son of Richard D. and Ruby Taylor Kitch, Sr.

He married Julie M. Powell on November 18, 1992 in Macomb, Illinois.

She survives of Galesburg, Illinois.

Also surviving are:

Daughters: Kayla M. Kitch of Aledo, Illinois and Torie J. Kitch of Galesburg, Illinois

Son: David Nial Kitch of Orlando, Florida

Granddaughter: Brylee R. Kitch

Mother and Stepfather: Ruby (David) Graham of Galesburg, Illinois

Father: Richard D. Kitch, Sr of Camden, Illinois

Brothers: Arthur A. (Sherry) Kitch of Henderson, Illinois and Tim J. (Tab) Phillips of Galesburg, Illinois.

Several Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins

Preceded in death by his grandparents

He was raised and educated in Bushnell and Industry, Illinois graduating from Galesburg High School in 1988. He excelled in Track, Football, Basketball and Diving, after graduating he continued his sports. He enjoyed bowling, bowling a perfect score of 300.

He enjoyed fishing and loved his Dog, Brandi.

He attended Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois for one year studying engineering.

He served in the United States Army Reserve then transferred to the United States Navy in 1988 and served as a Nuclear Propulsion Plant Operator Trainee.

He worked as a truck driver; as a manager for Ruby Tuesday's Restaurant; as an electrician for J & M Control in Galesburg, Illinois and then as a cable technician for DDR Concepts in Florida until his death.

Rick never found an obstacle too large to conquer.

He was of the Christian faith.

Cremation rites will be accorded.

Friends may call at the home of Arthur Kitch on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at 428 Knox Highway 37 in Henderson, Illinois, between the hours of 1:00 to 8:00 P.M.

Memorials may be made to the Family for the Richard "Rick" Kitch, Jr. Memorial. Online condolences may be made at or sympathy cards sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.
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