A Celebration of Life Service for Richard Lee Mercer, 65, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, October 19, 2013, at Cornerstone Family Worship Church.
Mr. Mercer died at 4:00 p.m., Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, Missouri.
He was born October 10, 1948, at Valley Park, Missouri, to Esco Arthur Mercer and Pauletta Tredway Mercer. On June 22, 1973, he was married at Sullivan, Missouri, to Sheryl Johnson. Mr. Mercer worked on the electric and sanitation crew for the City of West Plains and after his retirement from the City, he went to work at the West Plains Armory. He enjoyed having coffee with friends.
He is survived by his wife, Sheryl Mercer, of the family home; one daughter, Laurie Graham, husband, Terry, West Plains; and four grandchildren, Lacey, Bailey, Riley and Sophie.
His parents and one brother precede him in death.