Richard Earl Hefflefinger, age 78, Mound City, Kan., passed away on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. He was born at Akron, Ohio, on Nov. 6, 1935, the son of Charles and Rena Lininger Hefflefinger.
He was employed in various jobs including: 7-Up deliveryman, Maytag repairman, at Union Pacific and, most recently, as supervisor of Norton, Ohio’s street department. He served his country in the United States Air Force.
He was married to Ivis Chamblin on March 21, 1959, at Salina, Kan.
Richard was a member of the Mound City United Methodist Church, serving on the administrative board, and NRA, and he enjoyed working with wood.
He is survived by his wife Ivis; daughters, Jacqueline “Cracker Jack” Russell and Connie Sue Stout and husband Charles; three grandchildren, Charles Earl and Richard Everette Stout, and Copper Jo Burkhart; and three great-grandchildren, Breana, Brittany and Brycen.
Visitation was held 6-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel. Cremation followed visitation.
The family suggests contributions to Mercy Hospice. Online condolences for the family may be left at www.schneiderfunerals.com. Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Mound City Chapel.
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