Richard Wayne Travelstead, 61, passed away on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at his home.
Richard was born on October 2, 1959 in Benton to Robert Wayne Travelstead and Anna Rosetta (Gruber) Travelstead. He married Kimberly Ann Lehr on May 24, 1991 in Marion.
Richard retired from the military and worked at the VA.
Daughter-Regaina and Jon
Son-Brandon and Heather
Son-Tommy and Gaby
Grandchildren-Anthony, Riston, Phoenix, Tyler, Luisa and a baby girl on the way
Brother-Keith and Mary Travelstead
Brother-Kevin and Chris Travelstead
Brother-Phillip and Jennifer Travelstead
Brother-Mike and Karen Travelstead
Step brother-Timmy Gruber
Step brother-Trenton and Carla Gruber
He was preceded in death by his parents; step mother, Wanda Travelstead; sister, Tina Marie Travelstead.
Richard’s wishes were to be cremated. A celebration of life will be held by the family at a later date. Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is assisting the family with arrangements.