Richard Kreal Sr.

Died: November 27, 2021
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KREAL, Sr. RICHARD Age 94 of Cleveland and Cherry Valley Ohio, passed away peacefully  November 27,  2021. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Betty, of 65 years. Loving father of  Denise (Jim) Bedford, Richard Jr. (Marcia), David (Deceased), Carolyn (Buddy-Deceased) Schade and Robert. Dear brother of Charles (Deceased). Cherished grandfather of Nicole (Chris), Dena (Nate), Mark, Teresa, David, Lori, Ryan (Danielle) and Keenan (Deceased). Great grandfather of 9.


Rich’s greatest pleasure in life was spending time with his family and friends at his farm in Cherry Valley , Ohio. He was a WWII Veteran who served in the US Navy. He was stationed in Pearl Harbor and Layte Gulf in the Philippines. Lifetime member of Iron Workers Local 17. Co-Founder of Planet Construction.


The family will receive friends in celebration of  Richard’s life at Humenik Funeral Chapel 14200 Snow Rd Brook Park, 44142 on Thursday December 2, 2021 from 3:00 – 7:00 PM, where Funeral Services will be celebrated Friday at 10:00 AM.

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Time: 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Humenik Funeral Chapel


14200 Snow Road
Brook Park, OH 44142

Service Information

Date: Friday, December 3, 2021

Time: 10:00 am

Humenik Funeral Chapel


14200 Snow Road
Brook Park, OH 44142


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Died: November 27, 2021

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Luanne Brown posted on 12/8/21

I'm so sorry for your loss. Your dad left nothing but love behind.


Joe and Marge Wagovich posted on 12/3/21

It was always a pleasure visiting with Rich. He was smart and funny, warm and welcoming. We are sorry for you loss.


Jerry Smith posted on 12/1/21

My sincerest condolences to the entire Kreal family and freinds.As my brother once said up @ Pelee Island----Dick was what is so good about Cleveland,Ohio.


Bill Holmen posted on 12/1/21

We send our deepest condolences to the Kreal family. Rich was a strong patriarch and will be sadly missed. We have many good memories of great times together with Rich and family.


Tom Ciryak posted on 12/1/21

One of the very best contractors in the business. He will be sorrily missed.


Edward Gale posted on 11/30/21

A good man, a good Christian, a great Boss, God Bless Him !! May the Good Lord welcome him into a new life !!!


J Walsh posted on 11/30/21

Sincerest condolences and prayers for the Kreal Family. Richard was a fine man and Ironworker, and held in high esteem by my own late father. God Bless.


Gary Nicolosi posted on 11/30/21

He was a great person to know and to work for. RIP Rich .See you on the big job. Gary Nicolosi