HURON – Kieth R.Vermillion, 67 of Huron, passed away Tuesday, June 18 2019 at Cleveland Clinic, Avon after a brief illness.
He was born December 6 1951 in San Jose, California and graduated from Summerville Union High School in Tuolumne, California.
Kieth had an early career as a fire-fighter in California and he was a lifelong advocate for the firefighting community. He spent most of his later career as a construction manager for several companies, overseeing complex demolition and construction projects both domestic and international. Locally, he helped supervise the lengthy de-construction of the nuclear plant at Plum Brook.
His passions outside work included customizing Harley-Davidson mortorcycles. He often rode to and attended the annual Harley national rally in Sturgis, South Dakota where he was a well-known figure.
He is survived by two daughters, Amy Vermillion of Tallahassee, FL and Nicole Rogers of Rosedale, CA; a sister, Terri; a brother Gary, and six grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara (Dutt) Vermillion in 2018; his parents, Ernest and Wanda (Francis) Vermillion; and a brother, Darrell Vermilion.
There will be a Celebration of Life Gathering at the Huron Eagles Club on July 28th 2019, from 1-4 PM. All are welcome.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Huron Fire Dept & Rescue, 413 Main Street, Huron, 44839.
Online condolences may be shared at www.fosterfh.com.
Foster Funeral Home and Crematory, Huron, is assisting the family.
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