Richard Michael Elder, 33, of Cedarcreek, Missouri, passed away on Jan. 3, 2023, at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kansas.
Richard was born on July 6, 1989, to Bill James and Stacey Wing in Denver, Colorado. He graduated from Fort Morgan High School.
He is survived by his mother, Stacey Wing of Cedarcreek, Missouri; a brother, Ron Elder of Bangor, Michigan; his grandfather, Teddy Wing of Weir, Kansas; great grandfather Rex Wing of Pittsburg; and extended family.
He is preceded in death by his great-grandmother Peggy J. Wing, grandmother Frances K. Wing, father Bill James, aunt Sherry Arredondo, and cousin Rebecca Bonds.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of the Brenner Mortuary, 114 E. 4th St., Pittsburg, Kansas.