Kevin L. Call

August 12, 1956 - March 22, 2021 Kennett Square, PA | Age 64

Kevin L. Call, age 64, passed away on March 22, 2021 at his home in Kennett Square, PA. He will be remembered as a generous, funny, intellectually curious person who, above all, was devoted to his wife of almost 22 years, Barbara Saunders. In everything he did, his zest for life and infectious personality were a source of warmth and joy for everyone. His many interests and loves included travel, music, food and wine, cooking and being surrounded by his family and many friends.

Kevin graduated from Moorestown High School in the class of 1974. He earned his undergraduate degree from Duke University in 1977 followed by a law degree from Rutgers Law School, Camden, NJ in 1987. His legal career included working for Dechert LLP in Philadelphia, Lukens Inc. in Coatesville, West Pharmaceutical Services in Exton and Arkema Inc. in King of Prussia. He retired in 2015 and pursued his love of travel, travelling extensively around the world with his wife Barbara. He had recently joined the board of directors of the United Way of Southern Chester County.

In addition to his wife Barbara, Kevin is survived by his brother, John L. Call, sister-in-law Ann Call, sister Pamela Keller, his nieces and nephews, Christine Murray, Gavin Call, Winnie Thompson, Zoey Robinson and Wesley Keller and their spouses, and several great nieces and nephews. He was the son of the late John L. and Ella K. Call.

Memorial contributions may be made to causes Kevin cared about deeply at Duke University: the Duke University Marine Lab Annual Fund or Duke Lemur Center, Madagascar Conservation Programs. You may donate online through this special page or you may mail a check payable to “Duke University” with “Madagascar” and/or “Marine” in the memo section to: Kevin L. Call Memorial Gift, c/o Mary Paisley, 3705 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705. Questions can be directed to or 919-401-7252.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be a remembrance reception planned at a later date.