Richard Frohreich Kennedy passed away July 18, 2011, at his home in Rogue River, Ore., after a brief illness, with his wife, Sue, by his side. Richard was a native Oregonian, born in Medford, Ore., on January 19, 1951.
He attended school in the Rogue Valley until his enlistment in the U.S. Army. After discharge, he worked in Alaska, eventually returning to the Rogue Valley, where he met and married Sue LaFleche, June 1, 1985, in Port Orford, Ore.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Kennedy; brothers, Steven Frohreich, and F. Doyle Frohreich; sisters, Denise Barker, Susan Fehl, and families; stepchildren, Rock LaFleche, Sandra Rasmussen, and families; and numerous other family members in the Rogue Valley.
He proudly served his community through the Evans Valley Fire District 6, and was an avid outdoorsman and Harley enthusiast.
Services will be held Friday, August 5, 2011, 2:00 p.m., at the Eagle Point National Cemetery, 2763 Riley Rd., Eagle Point, Ore. A celebration of his life will be held at his sister's residence following the service, at 541 Souvenir St., Medford, Ore. Bring happy stories and smiles as Rick would have wished.