Ralph Dean Richardson

February 25, 1969 - March 9, 2021
Ralph Richardson

Ralph Dean Richardson, age 52, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 11:42 a.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at Cox South Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. He was born February 25, 1969, in Aurora, the son of William John “Buck” and Ellen Elizabeth (Ribbing) Richardson.

Ralph was a 1987 graduate of Aurora High School and was a United States Marine veteran serving during the Desert Storm Conflict. He was a broker/agent for Century 21 Real Estate in Aurora and attended the James River Church-West in Springfield, Missouri. He was a member of the Aurora Eagles Lodge post 3948 and the Eagle Riders.

On September 18, 2010, he married Tammy Kay Kuehn in Aurora.

Ralph is survived by his wife, Tammy; mother, Ellen Richardson, of Aurora; one daughter, Tiffany Muchmore and her husband, Donnie, of Springfield, Missouri; one son, Samuel Mahurin of Aurora; one granddaughter, Jala Berry of Fairview, Missouri; two sisters, Kim White and her husband, Garland, of Aurora and Robyn Hancock and her husband, Matt, of Monett, Missouri; one niece, Sara Hancock of Monett and several aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Ralph was preceded in death by his father, Buck; maternal grandparents, Dean and Helen Ribbing and paternal grandparents, John and Ermal Richardson.

A funeral service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16, 2021, at the Aurora Baptist Temple, with burial to follow at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora. Visitation will be held from 5:00–7:00 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021, at the church.

Memorial donations may be made payable to the Wounded Warrior Project, in care of the funeral home.

Due to Covid 19, the family has requested for those attending the services to please wear a mask and to practice social distancing.

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