John Robert Richards, age 75, formerly of Festus, entered into rest April 1, 2013 at Big River Nursing Center, Cedar Hill, Missouri. He was a retired sheet operator for McDonnell-Douglas Corp; a U.S. Army veteran and member of Amvets Post #48. He was born October 20, 1937, in St Louis, to the late Tillman and Ida (Koester) Richards.
Survived by daughters: Barbara Dothage of Wentzville and Sandra Maxwell of Lake Saint Louis; grandson, Adam Daubach of Lake Saint Louis; and close friend, Betty Matheisk of Festus.
Pastor Jim Owens will officiate service.