Richard Arthur Esinhart, age 69, of Mansfield, Missouri, passed away on December 22, 2011. He was born August 14, 1942 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis to Clifford and Mae Esinhart, Jr. He was united in love to Norma Jean Parks Esinhart since August 13, 1996.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Mae Esinhart, Jr.; one brother, Norman Esinhart; his first wife, Zola Esinhart; and two children, David and Robert Campbell.
Survivors include his wife Norma Jean Parks Esinhart; three children, Roy Harper, Sheila Jones, and Kimberley Gibson; four grandchildren, Mandy Ingram, Kyler and Sabrina Gibson, and Charity McMillen. From his first wife, Zola; five children, Sharon Esinhart, Sue Winstead, Pat Smith, RC Campbell, and Lee Campbell; twelve grandchildren, Anna, Kimberly, Teresa, Diesel, Pat, Cheryl, Tammy, Clyde, April, Melissa, Brandi, and Casey and great grandchildren.
Richard will be remembered for his fun loving personality and willingness to help others. He enjoyed spending time with his friends, family and his dogs.