Robert Stanley Richardson, 66, of Independence, died Friday, June 19, 2015, at the Buchanan County Health Center, Independence, IA.
Robert was born on December 28, 1948, in Salina, KS, the son of George and Helen (Steaphens) Richardson. At an early age he moved with his family to the La Porte City area where he graduated from High School in 1967. He was employed with the John Deere Company in Waterloo for 30 years prior to his retirement. Robert was married to Donna N. Cook on May 4, 1985, in Waterloo. He was a past member of Grace Lutheran Church, Waterloo.
He enjoyed collecting John Deere memorabilia, going to car shows, car modeling, and most of all spending time with his family and fishing with his grandsons.
Robert is survived by his wife; a stepdaughter, Denise (Danny) Scott of Sumner; six step grandchildren, five step great grandchildren; his stepmother who raised him, Ann Richardson of La Porte City and two sisters, Diane (Steve) Camarata of Cedar Falls and Debbie (Randy) Rippel of La Porte City.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother.
Funeral services were held June 23, 2015, at the Reiff Funeral Home & Crematory, Independence.