Obituaries – 08-22-2018

Richard ‘Scott’ Kissell

Richard “Scott” Kissell, 51, of Bradenton, died Aug. 8.

He was born Oct. 26, 1966, in New Jersey to Richard and Carol.

He lived in Avon-by-the-Sea, New Jersey, for 18 years, graduating from Red Bank Catholic High School before moving to Florida with his family in 1985.

He attended the University of South Florida in Tampa, where he was known as “Champion” to other students.

He later worked as general manager of several golf and country club communities on the Gulf Coast.

Mr. Kissell had many hobbies and interests, among them fishing, hunting, boating and motorcycle riding.

He enjoyed growing and caring for trees and foliage on his property.

And he was a man of many talents, who completely remodeled his home.

For some years, he worked on Anna Maria Island for Michael Saunders and Co.

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Mr. Kissell is survived by his wife, Linda; children Devin and wife Kourtney, Tyler and wife Jamie, Brittney and son Matthew; grandchildren Emma, Elli, Elivia and Finnigan; father Richard and wife Amy; mother Carol Gazell; sister Debbie and spouse Dan; mother-in-law Mary and husband, and Gary LaNou; sister-in-law Karen and spouse Les; brother-in-law Matt and spouse Colleen; as well as several nieces and nephews.

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