Richard was born on May 13, 1931 and passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016.
Richard was a resident of Springfield, Missouri at the time of his passing.
Skip received his Army commission through the ROTC Program at Pittsburg State University in 1956.
He was accepted into the Army that same year and served the next 20 years on active duty and was honored with many awards twice receiving the Bronze Star.
He was married to Patti.
No formal visitation. Funeral Mass will be Friday October 21 2016 at 10:00 a.m.. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial will be at Hazelwood next to Doug. Thank you to all our dear friends and family for their love and support.
In lieu of flowers if you wish to honor Skipâs memory: The Humane Society of SW MO. 3161 W. Norton Rd. Springfield MO 65803 or the charity of your choice.