Richard was a loyal employee at French and Hecht and retired in 1976. He loved farming, tractors, boating, RC airplanes and his family. He married Frances Louise Simpson 31 August 1950 in Quad-Cities. He and Frances lived in Davenport, Durant, Camanche, Fairport (Kesinville), making many friends along the way. They had six children, Connie (Bob) Campbell, Dennis (Julie) Kresin, James Kresin, Scott (Kathy) Kresin, Jay Kresin, Michelle Kresin. They had 12 grandkids and 16 great-grandkids. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Frances; brother, Dennis; daughter-in-law, Janine; and grandson, Michael.
Per Richard's wishes, he will cremated and private graveside services.