Richard John Kubiskey, Age 84 of Manistee died Monday, December 30, 2019 at Munson Healthcare Manistee Hospital.
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He was born of August 15, 1935 in Manistee the son of the late John Joseph & Matilda Mary (Adamski) Kubiskey. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He married Linda Thompson on February 29, 1960 in Manistee. She preceded him in death on October 15, 2004.
He was employed as a machinist by Ex Cello in Manistee and later in maintenance by the Manistee Area Public Schools. He enjoyed hunting and was a member of the Manistee Pool League. An animal lover, he loved his pets especially his cats.
Survivors include his daughter; Beth Forbes of Manistee, son; Jonathan (Betty) Kubiskey of West Virginia, grandchildren: Kristen, Yancy, & Seth Forbes, Kaitlin & Ashely Kubiskey, and Garrett & Tyler Kubiskey, great grandchildren; Halie, Hannah & Levi Talbert, Nastaja, Arebella, & Kaden Forbes, and Trinity & Gage Forbes, sister; Barb (Mike) Kubiak of Manistee, brother; Thomas Kubiskey of Manistee, and six nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by two son; Jon & Rick Kubiskey, sister; Carol Munson, and son-in-law; Darin Forbes.
A Celebration of Life for Richard will be held Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee with Military Honors by the Manistee United Veterans Council Honor Guard at 3:30 PM. Interment will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials in Richard’s name may be directed to Homeward Bound.
Please visit Richard’s personal page of memories at www.oakgrovefh.com to share a story or memory, Arrangements by the Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.