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Richard "Dick" Kohn

Richard "Dick" Kohn, 89, died on 30 December 2019.

Preceded in death by his parents, George and Olga Kohn; brother, Ervin (Gertrude) Kohn and son, Randall Kohn. He is survived by his wife, Roberta Kohn; daughter, Robyn (Bob) Canvasser, daughter-in-law, Reesa Kohn; grandchildren, Jack and Ben Canvasser and Joshua, Jordyn and Ryan Kohn; brother-in-law, Matthew (Roz Travis) Koch; many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. A special thanks to all of Richard’s devoted caregivers especially Sherry Bowman and Willie Ross.

Richard was a graduate of The Ohio State University and the OSU Law School. He was a member of Columbus and the Ohio State Bar Associations, past President of the Tau Epsilon Rho Legal Fraternity and a lifetime member of B’nai Brith and Jewish War Veterans. He was a lifetime member and past President of Beth Jacob Congregation, past Vice President of Columbus Torah Academy and served on the boards of Wexner Heritage Village and Jewish Columbus. He was the recipient of the Shofar Award and the Parness Award from Beth Jacob.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, January 1 at Epstein Memorial Chapel. Interment was at New Beth Jacob cemetery.

Family and friends will be gathering on Sunday, January 12 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at the residence of Robyn and Bob Canvasser, 4793 S. Valleyview, West Bloomfield, MI 48323. The phone number is 248-855-4364. Religious services will be held on Sunday evening at 5:00 p.m.

It is suggested that those who wish to further honor the memory of Richard "Dick" Kohn may do so by making a contribution to:

The Randy Kohn Youth Sports Fund
The Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus
1125 College Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43209
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