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Richard (Rich) Andrew Erecius, 83, of Independence, MO passed away unexpectedly on October 17, 2020. Rich was born September 14, 1937 in Chicago, IL to Elsie Parke.
Rich proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1955 to 1958. Rich married Dorothy Snelling on March 3, 1982. He worked in the plastic molding production business for many years until his retirement. He loved boating, water skiing, coin collecting, NASCAR and football, especially the KC Chiefs.
He is survived by: wife, Dorothy of the home; daughter, Lesa Erecius and husband Rusi of Davis, CA; two step children, Sheryl Scholten and husband Barry of Independence, MO and Kevin Snelling of Independence, MO; seven grandchildren; and one brother, Ed Parke and wife Monica of N. Aurora, IL.
He was preceded in death by his mother.
He was very loyal and loving to his family. He will be greatly missed.