Richard Burd

Richard Raymond Burd

Friday, March 28th, 1947 - Wednesday, February 24th, 2021
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Richard Raymond Burd, 73, Gardner, Kansas passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at his home. Private family services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be left at Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, Kansas 66030 (913) 856-7111.

Richard was born in Norton, Kansas on March 28, 1947 to Charles Russell and Frances Elaine (Dorothy) Burd. He graduated from Concordia High School and continued his education, earning a degree from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas. Richard worked as the business manager and accountant for Norton Correctional Facility, Norton, Kansas. On June 28, 1969, Richard married Ruth Marie Morrison in LaCrosse, Kansas. Richard was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Norton, Kansas. Richard enjoyed fishing and golfing.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Ruth. He is survived by his son Todd Burd, Gardner, Kansas; daughter Kimberly Burd, Wichita, Kansas; brother Carl Burd, Lancaster, California and grandchildren Zaylin and Charley.
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Beth Metcalf

Posted at 05:05pm
So sorry for your loss. I was friends of Richard and Ruth, lived next door for a short while. I had no idea Ruth passed. We used to have good times together. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Kim and Todd. Beth (Wille) Metcalf.

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