Richard Norman Klindt, age 73, died unexpectedly August 20, 2020 at his home in Maryville, Missouri.

Richard was born February 24, 1947 in Maryville. He was the son of the late Bill and Arlene (Pigg) Klindt.

Richard was a 1965 graduate of Maryville High School. After which he enlisted in the Missouri National Guard and served as a Medic.

Richard served with the Maryville Public Safety Department as a Police Officer, was an owner/operator of Klindt Barber and Beauty Supply, Owner Silver Shear/Silver Shear II and most recently retired as a bus driver from Arrow Stage Lines. After retirement he drove a school bus for Maryville Public Schools. Richard also loved interacting with all his Facebook friends and being part of Trump Support Groups. His backyard (16th and Deck) is a showplace because of his green thumb and love for gardening and flowers. He enjoyed teasing and playing with his grand-kids and great grand-kids.

Richard was an anonymous hero who gave the gift of life through organ and tissue donation. He impacted and saved the lives of people he didn’t even know.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents. His survivors include wife Carol of the home, Maryville, daughter; Amy “Shelly” (Dean) Burgher, Ankeny, Iowa, son; Bobby (Stefanie) Riley, Moberly, Missouri, Alan (Mercedes) Riley, Highland Village, Texas; grandchildren, Hannah (Dennis) Hensley, Ankeny, Iowa, Alex (Tessa) Burgher, Kansas City, Missouri, Trae Riley, Columbia, Missouri, Brady Riley, Moberly, Missouri, A.J. Riley and Madeline Riley, Highland Village, Texas;
Great grandchildren; Haydenn and Brentlee Hensley, Ankeny, Iowa, Jonah Burgher, Kansas City, Missouri; one brother Stephen (Evelyn) Klindt, Overland Park, Kansas.

Per Mr. Klindt’s request his body has been cremated and the family will gather in a private memorial service and inurnment at Oak Hill Cemetery, Maryville.

In lieu of flowers, gifts to the charity of your choice in Richard’s name are suggested.