Richard E. Wait, 72, of Quincy, formerly of Martinsville, passed away at his residence on Aug. 5, 2010.
He was born on April 11, 1938 in Nashua, Iowa and was the son of the late Howard O. and June Violet [Ferch] Wait.
He was married to Rita [Bowling] Wait on Nov. 21, 1980 and she survives.
He is also survived by his children, Anita Cook and husband Tony, Shannon Wait, Ronald Wait and wife Amy, Richard Wait II and wife Krista, Jerry Wait and wife Jackie, Scotty Wait and Timothy Wait; his sisters, Brenda Wollbright, Barbara Ford and Ginger Sizemore; his brothers, Vern Wait, Dale Wait and Larry Wait; 21 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
He was a school bus driver and had also been employed at the Cloverdale Truck Stop.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Whitaker Funeral Home in Cloverdale with the Rev. Jay Griffie and Brother Charles Evans officiating.
Visitation will be from noon until time of service Monday. Burial will be in the Cloverdale Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
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