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Richard Lee Theis Sr.

Thursday, April 27, 2006

Born 1-28-1938 -- Died 4-16-2006

Richard Lee Theis Sr., 68, of West Plains, Mo., son of the late Chester Lee and Myrtle Emma Simpson Theis, was born Jan. 28, 1938, in Kankakee, Ill.

He died April 16, 2006, at his home in West Plains.

He was a preacher.

He served his country in the United States Navy and was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include a son, Richard Lee Theis Jr.; a brother, Carl; two sisters, Mary and Judy; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Brian Theis.

The body was cremated. Arrangements were under the direction of Barker Funeral Home of Salem.