Rick Keas, 66, died Sunday, November 15, 2015 at his home in Dodge City.
He was born August 22, 1949 at Colorado Springs, Colorado, the son of Richard “Dick” and Jean (Moore) Keas. A Dodge City resident since 1990, moving from Fowler, he worked as a mechanic for Goff Motors for 18 years as well as Skaggs Motors, later working for Dodge City Salvage until retiring in 2011. He also owned and operated R&B Cycle in Dodge City.
He was a member of ABATE District 7 where he served as District Representative for 15 years. He enjoyed guns, racing and watching cooking shows.
He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
He married Connie Funk in 1991. She survives.
Other survivors include: his daughters, Michele Stubblefield and husband Mitch, Fowler and Nikki Thornburg and husband Alan, Fowler; his mother, Jean, Bullhead City, Arizona; 2 brothers, Joe Keas and wife Shelby, Blair, Nebraska and Bob Keas and wife Noreen, Bullhead City, Arizona; a sister, Suzie Lovelett and husband Paul, Charlotte, North Carolina; step brothers and sisters, Nancy Dudley and husband Gerald, Blair, Nebraska, Suzanne Crook and husband Carl, Omaha, Nebraska, Al Heisner, Jr. and wife Carmen, Denton, Texas, Judy Petterson and husband Jarry, Ceresco, Nebraska and Merri Ausherman and husband Gordon, Blair, Nebraska; and 4 grandchildren, Payton Rickers, Cierra Stubblefield, Macy Cunningham and Nathanial Cunningham.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Memorial service will be 2:00 pm Friday, November 20, 2015 at Ziegler Funeral Chapel, Dodge City, with David Johnson officiating. Friends may sign the register from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Thursday at Ziegler Funeral Chapel. There will be no public viewing, cremation has taken place.
The family suggests memorials to ABATE or Hospice of the Prairie both in care of Ziegler Funeral Chapel, 1901 N. 14th Ave., Dodge City, Kansas 67801.