Richard Earl Weber, age 87, went to be with our Father in Heaven on Feb. 6, 2018, in Staunton, IL.
Richard is survived by his children, Kim Moore of Wildwood, MO, Mark L. Weber of St. Charles, MO, Sarah Weber Wolak of Middletown, CT, Richard Jason Weber of Kirbyville, TX, and Mark A. Weber of Issaquah, WA; and
His grandchildren, Andrea Moore of Chicago, IL, Danielle Moore of Wildwood, MO, Lexia Wolak and Ashley Weber of Middletown, CT, Cora Weber of Kirbyville, TX, and Chloe Weber of Issaquah, WA.; and his nephews David (Lisa) Weber and James Weber, both of Colorado.
He is preceded in death by his sister, Ruth (Joe) Monti of Staunton, IL and brother, Lawrence (Hirrel) Weber of Littleton, CO.; niece, Barbara Weber of Littleton, CO., his parents, Adolph and Lora Ella (Kessman) Weber of Hamel, IL. and his grandparents, aunts, uncles and many cousins.
Richard was also preceded in death by Kim Moore and Mark L. Weber’s mother, Marcella Faye Furtwengler (Weber) Coombs, of Creve Coeur, MO, formerly of Alton, IL.
Richard was born on December 4, 1930 in Hamel, IL, to parents Adolph and Lora Ella (Kessman) Weber. He graduated from Worden High School in 1948 where he was captain of the basketball team then served in the Navy from 1951- 1954 during the Korean War. On his return from the Navy he lived in Alton, IL and worked for Kramer Electric Company in Wood River selling appliances and parts for many years.
In 1969 he moved with his family to Ballwin, MO where he worked as a manager for Cassens Transport Company at the Chrysler plant in Fenton, MO. Later he lived in CO. and Lawrence, KS.
His family and friends will always remember him as a kind, loving man that had a great sense of humor. He loved to trade jokes and tell funny stories to his granddaughter, Danielle. He was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Livingston, IL. He will be deeply missed by all.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the Alzheimer’s Association, send checks to:
Alzheimer's Association or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
9370 Olive Blvd. 501 St. Jude Place
St. Louis, MO 63132 Memphis, TN 38105
Donate by phone call 314-432-3422
or to a charity of your choice.
Condolences can be sent to: The Weber Family, c/o Kim Moore, 3018 Woodlands Rd., Wildwood, MO. 63038. The family would like to thank Heritage Health in Staunton for their excellent care and also the Community Memorial Hospital in Staunton for the care of their father.
Burial service to be held at a later date with burial at Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville, IL.