Richard F Kingery

Born: Tue., Oct. 27, 1931
Died: Sat., Apr. 8, 2017


3:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 13, 2017
Location: Stout & Son
Russiaville Chapel

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Apr. 14, 2017
Location: Faith Church of Christ

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Richard F. Kingery 85, of Frankfort, passed away at 11:07 PM Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo. Richard was born October 27, 1931 in Tompkinsville, KY to the late Orville S. and Cretie M. Kingery. His marriage to Hazel M. Harness who survives was on December 17, 1966. He attended Rock Bridge Country School in Kentucky.

Richard founded Kingery & Sons Construction in 1965 and operated the business until he retired in 1997 at which time his son Richard took over control of the business that still operates today.  He was a life-long brick mason and a 65-year member of Brick Layers and Allied Craftworkers Local 4 Chapter 11.  He was a member of Burlington Faith Church of Christ, a member of the Russiaville Masonic Lodge F&AM #82, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Temple of Indianapolis, and Frankfort Moose.

Survivors include his wife Hazel Kingery, two sons; Richard K. Kingery (companion Krista Morris) of Frankfort, Gary A. Kingery (Joanna) of Brownsburg, a daughter, Tina S. Kimmel (Scott) of Frankfort, a brother Russel Kingery (Sandy) of Tipton, a sister, Dorothy (Barlow) Poindexter of Noblesville, fourteen grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Danny L. Kingery, three brothers, and four sisters.

Services will be at 11:00 am Friday, April 14, 2017 at Faith Church of Christ 1701 S. Michigan St. in Burlington, with Steve Cole officiating. Burial will follow in Burlington CemeteryFriends may visit with the family from 3pm – 8pm Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Stout & Son Funeral Home 200 E. Main Street in Russiaville. There will be a Masonic Service at 7:30pm Thursday, at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at

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Nancy Wheeler
   Posted Mon April 10, 2017
Tina, Scott, Ashley, and Garret
Eric and I are so sorry for your loss.
Aunt Nan and Uncle Eric

Barbaralee Trenary
   Posted Tue April 11, 2017

Hazel and family, sending my sincere condolences. Many fond memories of Richard, a beautiful fire place for one. May God be with you.

Jane Sheets
   Posted Tue April 11, 2017
Hazel and family, I am very sorry for your loss. I know he was proud of his children. I know because I was fortunate to have his children in my classroom. (My favorites.) Hazel, my deepest sympathy to your family especially to you. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Jane Sheets

Phil & Gloria Crum
   Posted Fri April 14, 2017
Sincere sympathies to the Kingery family. Richard was a skilled craftsman in our community for many years.