Kevin Lantz

Kevin L. Lantz, of Rip-ley, N.Y. died at Westfield Memorial Hospital from in-juries sustained at his residence on August 19, 2014. Kevin was born on December 30, 1952 to Stan-ley Wyan Lantz of Butler, Pa., and Emmy Lou Imler (Lantz) Loomis of Millcreek Township, Pa.

He had been employed at the Chautauqua County Home. Kevin was a drum-mer in several bands and was a motorcycle enthusiast. Besides his parents, he is survived by his daughters Nikko Lantz of North East, Pa., Alyssa Sweet, of Ohio, and Kyna Lantz, of New York, N.Y.. Eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren and two expected newborns also survive him.

Kevin was preceded in death by his wife of 25 years, Kimberly Ann Lantz, his brothers Garry and Ter-ry Lantz, and his cousin Fred Jhonson.

No calling hours will be observed. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Kevin’s funeral service at the Mathews Funeral Home, 104 West Main Street, Ripley, N.Y. The ser-vice will begin on Monday, August 25, at 4 p.m. with the Pastor Donald Eggles-ton presiding.

Memorial gifts to the family through the funeral home would be greatly ap-preciated.