Dick Darlon Retherford, 77, of Wright City, passed away on Oct. 15, 2016. He was born Jan. 11, 1939. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 22, 20916 at the Pitman Funeral Home in Wentzville. Funeral held at noon on Oct. 22. Interment in a private family cemetery. He was the beloved husband of Pat Retherford (nee Combs). He is survived by his three daughters Sherry (Tim) Randall, Simone (Steve) Hamilton and Barbara (James) Wondergem; sister, Doris Bleau; seven grandchildren; Robert, Nichole, Veronica, Heather, Steven, Anna and James, Jr. and 24 great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents Clyde Retherford and Dolly Retherford (nee Gebaur) and brother, Dennis Retherford. Dick married Patricia Combs on March 15, 1958. He loved hunting, especially deer, squirrel and rabbits. He was a car fanatic. He loved working on them and racing them at Mid America Raceway among other tracks in the area. He was a heavy equipment operator and a member of Local 513. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Memorial contributions make payable to Alzheimer's Association in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 248, Wentzville, Missouri 63385.
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