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Richard Lewis Mickelson, 62, Kansas City, Missouri passed away July 26, 2019 at the Kansas City VA Medical Center. A visitation will be held 10:00 – 11:00 AM, Friday, August 2, 2019 at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd, Raytown, Missouri. Military graveside services will follow at 12:00 PM at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Higginsville, Missouri.
Richard was born October 10, 1956 in Ft Collins, Colorado. He served in the National Guard and then enlisted in the US Navy. Richard worked at the Kansas City VA Medical Center. He will be remembered for his love of animals and his quiet, soft spoken nature.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Richard & Hylah (Wright) Mickelson; brothers Jimmy & Dennis and sister Patty.
Survivors include his daughter & son-in-law, Pamela & Gary Thomas, Lee’s Summit, MO; son, Richard Mickelson & Amber Grayson, Independence, MO; grandchildren, Dylan & Alex; brother & sister-in-law, Dan & Levata Mickelson, Oklahoma; sister, Karen Margo; sister, Gail Dunn, step mother, Mary Mickelson and step brother, Alan Rieken.