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Richard W. King of Chester

updated: 3/11/2018 3:22 PM

Richard W. King, 64, of Chester, Illinois, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018 at his home in Chester.

He was born to William Cecil and Marjorie Helen (nee Jamieson) King on Dec. 5, 1953 in Sacramento, California.

Richard had worked at TG Missouri and Spartan Light Metal.

Survivors include his life partner, Ruth Casten; four children; five stepchildren; 22 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three sisters and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

It was Richard's wish to be cremated. There are no services scheduled at this time.

Please send memorials in his name to St. Jude's Children's Hospital and the St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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