Richard "Rick" Scott Dills was born Dec. 2 , 1958, the son of Frank Tommy Dills and Phyliss Ann McMakin Dills. He died Aug. 22, 2008, in Battlefield, Mo., at the age of 49.
He was united in marriage on April 7, 1979, in Mammoth Spring, Ark., to Joyce Goetting.
He was employed by Steed Brothers Trucking. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
He is survived by: his wife, Joyce Dills of the home in Thayer, Mo.; one son, Richard Scott Dills Jr. and fiancee, Jillian Reuter of Nixa, Mo.; two daughters, Rachel Gail Coker and husband, Michael of Battlefield, Mo., and Tina Rhoades and fiance, John Ikonomou of West Plains, Mo.; three grandchildren, Jordan Rae Rhoades, Cooper Wayne Johnson and Karli Abigail Coker; one brother, Steven Allen Dills and wife, Kim of Helena, Ark.; one sister, Kimberly Ann Mase and husband, Ron of Missouri City, Texas; his aunt, Gertrude Schuster and husband, Bonnie of Thayer, Mo.; several nieces; nephews other relatives and many friends.
Funeral services were held Aug. 26 in the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Mo. Burial followed in the Riverside Cemetery at Mammoth Spring, Ark., with arrangements under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer.