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Richard Edward "Ed" Klempa

February 13, 1958 - December 4, 2020

Richard Edward “Ed” Klempa, 62, of Yorkville passed away December 4, 2020 at Trinity West Hospital in Steubenville, OH.

Ed was born on February 13, 1958 in Bellaire Ohio, the only son of Richard and Sarah E. (Harris) Klempa.

He was a graduate of Bellaire, High School class of 1976. Ed was a member of St. Josephás Parish in Tiltonsville and was employed as an electrical technician for Ohio Coatings Company.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard A. Klempa.

Ed is survived by his loving wife of 10 years, Lori Ann Klempa (Leoni); his mother, Sarah; a son, Rick Klempa; a stepdaughter, Brooke; Daddy’s Girl, Elora; mother and father in-law, Robert and Nancy Leoni, brothers-in-law, Chris (Amy) Leoni and Dino (Darcy) Leoni; two nieces, Lauren and Alayna Leoni; and one nephew, Domenic Leoni; his faithful canine companion, Millie; and a host of cousins and friends.

Ed was a devoted husband, son, father and friend who will be missed by all.

Private services will be held Tuesday, December 15, 2020, which have been arranged by Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, facial coverings and social distancing are required.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Catholic Charities of Wheeling or The Youth Services Systems of Wheeling by going to

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Service Information

Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Time: 12:00 pm


Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, Bellaire Chapel

441 37th Street
Bellaire, OH 43906

Services are private

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