Richard Weber

August 7, 1942 - September 27, 2017

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Richard J. Weber, 75, of Erlanger, KY, passed away on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Vietnam War, he was a member of St. Barbara Parish in Erlanger, KY and was the owner of the former R.J. Weber Rug Company in Covington, KY. Richard was a 1961 graduate of Covington Catholic, attended the University of Cincinnati and was a former President of the School Board of Holy Cross High School. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed horse racing, world travel and spending time with family. Richard is survived by his beloved wife of 39 years: Karen Weber; mother: Elizabeth Weber; daughters: Erin (Brad) Abbott and Nicole (Jesse) Caldwell; sons: Douglas Best and Kevin (Christina) Best; sisters: Laura Strehle, Mary Steffen, Frances Moseley, Joan Stanton and Phyllis Kennedy; brother: Anthony Weber; grandchildren: Mitchell, Matthew, Eleanor, Wilson, Maggie, Eli, Jack, Connor and Jonah and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation will take place on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at St. Barbara Church, 4042 Turkeyfoot Road, Erlanger, KY 41018 from 9:00 A.M. until the Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. Memorials are suggested to Welcome House, 205 West Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011. Online condolences may be expressed on Facebook or at


Nancy staurovsky - Oct 2, 2017

Dear Weber family,
Please know how very sad I am to hear of Rich,s passing. I did it read the paper until the afternoon of his funeral or I would have come in person to express my sympathy your loss,
He was a lovely,kind man and always made time to say hello. My daughter Robyn remembered him kindly from coaching he did in basketball.
Keep close all your happy memories of him during this sad time.
The staurovsky family

Gayle and Jerry - Sep 29, 2017

Dear Karen and Erin, so sorry about Rich. We were very fond of Rich. Such a lovely person. We know he will be dearly missed. Praying for you to have strength during this trying time.
Gayle and Jerry

Van Nianouris - Sep 29, 2017

Karen and family,
I am so very sorry to learn of Rich’s passing. I really enjoyed our years of working together. He was a very fine man. Always full of life and laughter. Very proud of his children and their accomplishments.
So very sorry for your loss.

The Dowell Family - Sep 29, 2017

To Karen,Nicole,Erin, Doug and Kevin and all of Rich’s family we are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this hard time. Rich will be missed,especially by all of his beautiful grandchildren.
All our love to you,
Colleen, Sam Corinne and Ethan Dowell

Carolyn Oblinger - Sep 29, 2017

Karan my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family for thr passing of Rich. I am out of town at this time but when I return we can get together. Take Care, Carolyn

Charlie and Millie Ruprecht - Sep 28, 2017

So sorry to hear of Rich’s death. Charlie and I enjoyed his humor, especially his laugh and friendship. I can hear his laughter just looking at his picture. I smile every time I think of him.
He was a good man and a good friend, even if we didn’t see him that often. But was not out of mind.
Love and condolences to you Karen and extended family. He will be missed.

Jerry & Rachel Clendenin - Sep 28, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Jerry and Rachel Clendenin

Karen Stewart - Sep 28, 2017

Kevin and Chris,
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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