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Richard Charles Kingsley

August 16, 1939 ~ May 3, 2021 (age 81)


Richard Charles Kingsley, 81, of Alpena passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 at home.

Richard was born on August 16, 1939 in Harrison Township, Michigan to the late William and Marion (Griffin) Kingsley. He served in the United States Air Force. On June 30, 1962, he married Sandra Tinson. Richard worked as an electrician and later as an electrical inspector for seven townships. He owned and operated D&S General Store in Cathro for numerous years and was a member of the 70+ Sky Club at Nubs Nob Ski Resort. Dick enjoyed dancing, music of all kinds, playing many instruments, and working with his hands.

Surviving are his wife, Sandra; two children, William Kingsley, Paula (Dennis) Jordan; four grandchildren, Kayla (Tim) Parsell, Edward (Monica) Fitzgerald, Marion Fitzgerald, Christy Fitzgerald; one great grandchild, Lylah Fitzgerald; brother, Kenneth (June) Kingsley; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Kingsley was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Debra Kingsley; sister, Katherine (Robert) Sheldon; and brother, William (Nina) Kingsley.

A family memorial service will take place at his home at a later date. Cremation arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

Memorials:  Hospice of Michigan

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