Kenny attended the Elyria City Schools and graduated with the class of 1979. He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1979-80. Over the years he has worked in the landscaping business. He enjoyed camping and fishing.
Mr. Richter is survived by his wife, Carolyn Richter (nee Riley) of Elyria; son, Anthony Richter of Elyria; and daughters, Kaitlin Richter of Elyria, Laurie Napp of Arizona, and Georgetta Sharlow of Minnesota; two grandchildren; father, Westley Cooper, Sr. of Elyria and mother, Kay Kobb of Elyria; sister, Janelle Richter of Arizona; and brothers, Westley Cooper, Jr. of Arizona and Bryan Cooper of Elyria.
Friends may call 2 to 4 P.M., Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the Busch Funeral Home, 114 Second Street, Elyria. A funeral service will be at 4 P.M. in the funeral home. Rev. Steve Haddix, River of Life Ministries, will officiate. Inurnment will be held at a later date.