Richard Allen Slover, 74, of Greenwood Missouri, passed away at his home on Friday May, 7 2021.
Richard was born November, 6th 1946 to Willard and Mary Duggar Slover in Harrison Arkansas. After graduating from Lee’s Summit High School in 1964, Richard then attended college . He served in the United States Navy as a “River Rat” in Vietnam. Upon his return, Richard worked as a Machinist for AT&T. After a layoff, he pursued roofing. He enjoyed the outdoors and followed that passion through his retirement. “He was my big bear”. As stated by his loving wife Sandra. Richard enjoyed life to the fullest. He loved riding his motorcycle, and cold beer. His BBQ sauce was legendary and was the staple of every party with ribs. Old cars and trucks were a given..
Richard is preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Mary Slover of Lee’s Summit, MO. He is survived by his wife Sandra Yoakum Slover, his daughters Sharon Payne (John), Lesley Smith(Greg), and son Sam Slover. Sandy’s children, Shelley and Heath Yoakum, his sister Mary June Wilson and niece Heather Moore. Cremation. A celebration will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Langsford Funeral Home, 115 SW 3rd, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063