obit art 8Norma June Kimmel, 83, of New Philadelphia, formerly of Cadiz, died Tuesday, Dec. 23 at Amberwood Manor Nursing Home, New Philadelphia. She was born January 22, 1931 in Hopedale, a daughter of the late Fred and Clara Hall Richards.

Norma was a former employee of the Scio Pottery and Belmont College North Center. She was a member of the Hanover United Methodist Church In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Kimmel in 2003; two brothers, George and Clarence “Bus” Richards; and three sisters, Anna Mae Richards, Twila Writesel and Helen Davis.

Surviving are two sons, Paul Edward Moreland of Jewett and Jerry Allen Moreland (Teresa) of New Philadelphia; a daughter, Kathy Guth of New Philadelphia; eight grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; four step-sons, Walter Eugene Kimmel of Oklahoma City, OK, John Edward Kimmel of Columbus, Alan Kimmel of North Ridgeville and Keith Kimmel of Gnadenhutten; six step-grandchildren; a number of step-great grandchildren; and two brothers, Carl (Jo) Streley and Donald (Dianna) Richards, all of Hopedale. Friends may call Friday, 4-7 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz, where services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. with Rev. Roger Zimmerman officiating. Burial will follow at Grandview Cemetery, Scio. Online condolences may be made at