Richard was born on September 20, 1931 and passed away on Thursday, October 13, 2016.
Richard was a resident of Altus, Oklahoma at the time of his passing.
He attended and graduated from Leedey High School, Leedey, Oklahoma. He then attended Southwestern Oklahoma State in Weatherford, Oklahoma for one year.
Richard served his country in the United States Army, enlisting in 1956. He was stationed in Germany and was honorably discharged in 1958.
He was married to Thelma Cowett.