Richard (Dick) Bauer


Richard (Dick) Bauer, age 75, of Webb City, Mo., passed away peacefully on July 11, 2018 at his home.
Richard was born Nov. 23, 1942, in Joplin, Mo., the son of Cecil H. Bauer and Len (Hobson) Bauer. Dick worked 22 years for Vickers and he then enjoyed 20 years of working at Newman's Auto Sales before retiring.
He will be remembered for his love of the outdoors, Webb City High School football, and most important is the love he had for his family and friends.
Richard was united in marriage to Rosalee J. Meddock May 1963, in Webb City. She preceded him in death June 16, 2015.
He is survived by one son, David and his wife, Teresa, of Webb City; brother, Shawn and his wife, Marsha, of Webb City; two grandsons, Travis Bauer, Dakota Bauer; and six great-grandchildren, Kaleigh, Kabrey, Luke, Kaylor, Levi and Rosalee. He was also preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Sue Schnake; and infant son, John Neal Bauer.
The family will be present for a visitation on Monday, July 16, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Simpson Funeral Home, in Webb City. A graveside service will be held following the visitation on Monday at 11:30 a.m. at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery, in Joplin, with Pat Nixon officiating.
Services are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home, in Webb City.
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Published on July 13, 2018
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