Originally created 09/17/00

Mr. Richard Kolb Jr.



DULUTH, Ga. - Mr. Richard Francis Kolb Jr., 83, died Friday, Sept. 15, 2000, at Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Augusta.

A memorial service will be announced later.

Mr. Kolb, a native of Poughkeepsie, N.Y., was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II, where he was a combat correspondent. He retired from Ward Griffith Co.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara C. Kolb; a son, James N. Kolb, Duluth; a daughter, Karen E. Compton, Duluth; and six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Elliott Sons Funeral Home, Columbia Road, Martinez, is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 17, 2000