Richard L. Bozworth Sr.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Richard L. Bozworth Sr., 66, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born on July 22, 1949, in Kansas City, Kan. He married Linda S. Cartwright on July 3, 1970, in Nevada, and she survives of the home.

Richard came to Deerfield, Mo., at the age of 3 to live with his adoptive parents, Henry and Inez Bozworth. He worked for a number of years for Montgomery Ward, 14 years for Kapple's Plumbing and Heating, and 16 years and for Spring Village, all in Nevada, until his retirement in 2011. Since his retirement he has worked as a driver for the MNA Railroad crew.

In addition to his wife, Linda, he is survived by three daughters, Debra Wolfe and her fiancÚ, Mike Sevley, Nevada, Lesa Bozworth, Nevada, and Tanja Pike, El Dorado Springs, Mo.; one son, Richard Bozworth Jr. and his wife, Pam, Nevada; grandchildren, Christopher Wolfe and companion, Jereme Eckles, Waverly, Texas, Cassaundra Wolfe and her fiancÚ, Cody Friend, Nevada, KHi Broadway, Nevada, Cory Steele and his wife, Kelci, Nevada, and Chucky Steele, Nevada; and one great-grandchild, Casody Friend. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, May 12, at Moore Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call now and until 10 a.m., prior to the service.

Contributions may be made in Richard's memory to the American Heart Association in care of Ferry Funeral Home.