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Richard L. Kuhns

May 22, 1958 ~ March 9, 2024 (age 65) 65 Years Old

Richard Kuhns Obituary

Richard L. "Ric" Kuhns, age 65, of Millville, passed away on Saturday March 9th, 2024 at Inspira Hospital, Vineland.

Born and raised in Millville, NJ, he was a lifelong resident. Ric played football for Millville High School as a placekicker, and he was part of the 1975 Group IV State Championship team. He went on to play football for the Arkansas Razorbacks, playing in an Orange Bowl game. Ric went on to work as a corrections officer for the State of New Jersey for 25 years, retiring in 2007 from Southern State Prison in Delmont, NJ.

Ric was a former volunteer with the Millville Fire Dept., achieving the rank of Battalion Chief. He was also a longtime volunteer with the Animal Friends Foundation. In his free time, Ric enjoyed traveling and was an avid Baltimore Ravens fan, having been a season ticket holder for 20 years.

Ric is survived by his wife of almost 37 years, Lisa Kuhns (nee Williams). He is the brother of Gary Kuhns, Robert Kuhns, and the late Harry Kuhns. He is also survived and will be sadly missed by his niece Denise Matias, brothers-in-law Joseph Williams and Tim Warley, as well as several nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his parents Harry and Phyllis Kuhns.

Relatives and friends are invited to join with Ric's family for a viewing on Saturday March 16, 2024 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Christy Funeral Home, 11 West Broad St., Millville, NJ. A prayer service will begin at 12:00 pm. Cremation will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ric's memory to the American Heart Association, heart.org/donate or Animal Friends Foundation, 1370 S. Main Rd. PMB 138, Vineland, NJ 08360. Memories of Ric and condolences for his family may be shared using the tribute wall tab.

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Viewing
Saturday
March 16, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Christy Funeral Home
11 W. Broad St.
Millville, NJ 08332

Funeral Service
Saturday
March 16, 2024

12:00 PM
Christy Funeral Home
11 W. Broad St.
Millville, NJ 08332

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