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Richard Costilow Jr.

November 12, 1948 — November 18, 2020

Richard Costilow Jr.

Richard Leo (Dick) Costilow, Jr. was born on November 12, 1948 and passed away on November 18, 2020 following a brief illness.  A kind, loving and generous man he was always the “life of the party” and loved to be surrounded by family and friends.  A life resident of the Akron/Cuyahoga Falls area, Dick was a proud Veteran of the U.S. Air Force, volunteering to serve in Vietnam.  He began his career with General Tire and eventually became a part-owner and founder of Bedell-Kraus Flexographic Rubber where he worked for many years.

Preceded in death by parents Richard, Sr. and Lucille (DeRose) Costilow, sister Rosalie (Bob) Kleckner and sister in law Rebecca Costilow, he is survived by his loving daughters Rosalie (Brian) Gregory and Renee Costilow, brother Carmine Costilow, special “son” Mikey Cassenheiser and many, many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

DUE TO COVID THE CALLING HOURS AND SERVICE HAVE BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL A LATER DATE.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and asks that you raise a toast to our beloved Dick.

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