Richard Lee SeversonBella Vista, AR, 1939 - 2019 0comment
Richard Lee Severson, age 79, of Bella Vista, Arkansas died Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Circle of Life Hospice House located in Bentonville, Arkansas. He was born August 23, 1939 in Storm Lake, Iowa. The son of Dorothy Anderson and Melvin Severson.
He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church located in Bella Vista. He lived in the Northwest Arkansas area for 14 years. He enjoyed collecting miniature tractors, traveling the countryside and camping with friends.
Richard was preceded in death by: his parents, and his daughter-in-law; Jan.
He is survived by: his wife of 58 years, Shirley Severson, whom he married June 2, 1960, three sons; Kenyon (Connie) Severson, Rodney Severson, both of Iowa, Scott Severson, of Washington D.C., and daughter Rebecca (Marlin) Stahl of Arizona, one sister; Jo Ann (Larry) Pyle of Iowa, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
A celebration of Richard's life will be held on Thursday, April 18th at 11 a.m. at The United Methodist Church of Bella Vista with a luncheon to follow. Presiding over the service will be Rev. Jeanne Williams and Rev. Brenda Wideman. An additional service will be planned this summer for family & friends in Storm Lake, Iowa.
Memorials may be sent to: St. Jude's Hospital, or to The United Methodist Church of Bella Vista.
Arrangements by Epting Funeral Home Bella Vista. Condolences: www.eptingfuneralhome.webs.com.
Published April 15, 2019
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