Richard Alvin Greenwood

Richard Alvin Greenwood age 81 of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013 at The Community Memorial Hospital in Missouri Valley, Iowa. Richard was born May 16, 1931 in Shelby County, Iowa to Alvin and Florence (Fouts) Greenwood. He graduated in 1949 from Dunlap High school, Dunlap Iowa. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean conflict as an airplane mechanic Richard married Micki Martens July 4, 1976 in California. He tried his hand at farming, driving a rock truck, and delivering Hamm’s Beer before finding his calling as a car salesman beginning in 1974. He worked in the car business for others and on his own, for the remainder of his career retiring in 2004. Richard enjoyed playing golf, spending time with family, watching sports from his favorite chair, and having morning coffee with the guys. We will miss his unwavering love, his companionship, his smile, his laugh and his quick wit. Richard was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Izetta; son Richard Alvin Greenwood, Jr (Rick) Survivors include his wife of thirty six years Micki; daughters: Mary Ann Melby of Dunlap, Iowa; Tina Stueve of Olathe, Kansas; sons: Bill and wife Becky of Logan, Iowa; Mike and wife Wendy of Bennington, Nebraska; Jeff of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Wyatt and wife Mary of Council Bluffs, Iowa; sister: Denna Shepley of Wixom, Missouri 16 grandchildren, Mindy, Amy, Jake, Rob, Jena, Colby, Ashley, Alyssa, Alex, Kylie, Jordan, Payton, Lucas, Kaleb, and Marcus. 3 great- grandchildren: Mackenzie, Karly and Rylee, nieces, nephews and friends. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. The family would like to invite everyone to a time of lunch and fellowship at the Missouri Valley-Logan Country Club following the committal service. In Loving Memory Of Richard Alvin Greenwood Born May 16, 1931 Shelby County, Iowa Entered Into Rest January 13 2012 Missouri Valley, Iowa Funeral Service 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January17, 2013 Hennessy Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Elders Sherman and Melba Struble Music “On Eagles Wings” “My Way” “To Where You Are” Casket Bearers Alex Stueve Bill Greenwood Colby Greenwood Mike Greenwood Jake Greenwood Jeff Greenwood Final Resting Place Calhoun Cemetery Missouri Valley, Iowa

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