Richard Ryun, 79, of Higginsville, died January 29, 2020 at the Village Hospice House in Lee’s Summit.  

He was born May 17, 1940 in Chula, Missouri to Johnny and Gracie (Keith) Ryun.

He grew up in Dover and graduated from Lexington High School after the schools consolidated. He married Sue Barber on October 28, 1961. She preceded him in death on Feb. 12, 2003

Richard was a farmer and also a heavy equipment operator for Gash Plumbing. 

He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Dye Pulling Team.

In addition to his wife, he is preceded in death by a daughter, Katrina; an infant son and daughter; sisters, Mildred Fales and Lois Frikken. 

He is survived by:  
Companion:    Wanda McCormack
Nephew:         Steve Markley  
Brothers:        Gerald Wayne Ryun     of Deepwater, MO
                     Arnold Keith Ryun        of Deepwater, MO 

Sisters:          Norma Dean Benedick   of Kansas City, MO
                     Joan Bere                     of Lexington

Visitation will be held Monday, February 3rd from 6-7:30 pm at Kaiser ~Wiegers Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, February 4th at 10:30 am at Kaiser ~Wiegers Funeral Home

He will be buried at the Dover Cemetery. 

Casket Bearers are John Dye, Robert Martens, Mike Benedick, Stan Roepe, Gary Buesing, Mike Root, Jr. 

Memorials are suggested to the Lafayette County Cancer Coalition

Kaiser-Wiegers Funeral Home