Richard Dow Kochensparger

March 09, 1963 ‒ February 09, 2018

Centerburg, Ohio

Richard Dow (Ricky) Kochensparger, died peacefully in Centerburg, Ohio on February 9th, 2018 at the age of 54.

He was born in Columbus Ohio on March 9, 1963 to the late David Eugene and Patricia Gail (Sexton) Kochensparger. Ricky served in the U.S Army as a ADA Short Gunnery Crewman, where he also received his GED.

He traveled the country as a skilled and talented wallpaper hanger and painter he had perfected the overlay no seams technique. Ricky was intelligent, witty, loving individual who loved his family, friends, and BEER!

Ricky was passionate about the outdoors; he loved fishing and hunting with his brothers, nephews and friends. He was a great story teller and was quick with a joke. He had an eye for antiques and enjoyed adding to his collection. Ricky lived his life on his own terms and was always up to have a great time.

Ricky is survived by his siblings Annette DiNardo of Thornville, David (Brenda) Kochensparger Jr of Crooksville, Timothy Kochensparger of  Westerville and Carrie( Kenny) Moss of Thornville, Brother  in law Jay Zollinger of Millersport, nephews and nieces Vincent, Nilla, Jessie, Dustin, Krystal, Kristen, Tyler, Josh, Sara, and many great nephews and nieces. He will also be missed by his lifelong friends Gregg and Holly Chadwick, Kelly and Brenda Leisure and many more.

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his beloved sister Karla Zollinger.

The family would like to invite you to a Celebration of Life Gathering (It’s a party Ricky’s Style) on February 17th, 2018, from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm at the Millersport Lion Club, 2900 Chautauqua Blvd, Millersport, Ohio 43046.

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