- September 28, 2012
- Lenox, Iowa
of Richard 's Passing
- Memorials may be directed to The Hospice of Southwest Iowa, The American Cancer Society or The American Heart Association.
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“Pat and family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
We didn't know about Richard's death til tonite when Galen told us. Always...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Chip and Betty Lauer - Winterset, IA
“Patty and family i'm so sorry to hear of Uncle Richards passing. I treasure the memories of my stay at your farm when I was little, i learned to...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Randy Anderson - Pocatello, ID
“Patty and Family,
So sorry to hear about Richard's death. Logan still talks about Richard showing him the farm and the how differant farming is...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Becky Robinson - Pocatello, ID
“We were sorry to hear of Richard's passing. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Jeremy and Linda Wheeler
4 of 12 | Posted by: Linda - Gravity - Friend
“Dear Pat and family,
I was so sorry to hear today of Richard's passing. He was a good man, a good father and I know you will miss him much. What a...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Jean (Miller) Goss - Lebanon, MO
“Pat and family, so sorry to hear of Richard's passing. May your many wonderful memories give you comfort in the days and years ahead. Dave & Zelda...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Zelda Winslow - Davenport, IA
“We are so sorry to learn the passing of Richard. Even though we lived so far apart, was always great to know we had family in Iowa and to call him...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Bob Anderson - Pocatello, ID
“I always enjoyed my " chats" with Richard. I often took walks down the dirt road when we lived out on the farm. Richard would stop and visit with...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Sheryl Preston - Lenox, IA
“Rich and I attended Audubon High School together and pulled many
pranks together as we enjoyed school.
When Rich worked in road construction he...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Ken Miller - Adairsville, GA
“I am so sorry to hear about Richards death. My thoughts and prayers go out to you Patty and your family
10 of 12 | Posted by: Jacque jubell - davenport, IA
“My condolences to the Trucks Family. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones during this difficult time.
11 of 12 | Posted by: Viladda Vang Jennane - Clive, IA
“Pat, Craig, Heidi, and Galen,
Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Remember the good times. If you need anything at all, please...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Mark & Cheryl Wilson - Lenox, IA
Richard Ross Trucks, 72, passed away September 28, 2012 in Corning, Iowa. Richard was born on September 2, 1940 in Carroll, Iowa to Hazel Kathleen Rhodes and Gurney Trucks. On January 14, 1968 Richard married Patricia Ann Davis of Grinnell, Iowa. They began farming near Searsboro, Iowa in 1970, then bought their current farm west of Lenox in 1974.
Richard is survived by his wife, Patricia; children, Craig (Donna), Heidi (David) Ames and Galen (Trudy); and grandchildren, Halley, Grant, Devon and Beatrice; sister, Mary Jane Alborn.
He was preceded in death by his three sisters, Beth Ellen, Shirley and Marilyn.
The family would like to thank the medical staff at Corning hospital for the compassionate care given to Richard over the last week of his life.