A. Richard DeMayo, 85, of Lee’s Summit, MO passed away February 24, 2020 at the Redwood Raymore Nursing Home. Funeral services will be at 3:00pm on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Aldersgate United Methodist Church 350 SW 150 Hwy, Lee’s Summit, MO, with visitation and buffet to follow. Private family burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date. Memorial contributions are suggested to Serenity Hospice of Harrisonville, MO.
Richard graduated from Northeast High School in Kansas City, MO in 1953. In 1954, he married his high school sweetheart Janice Organ and they have been happily married for 66 years. Rich had a love for hunting, fishing, and boating. He and his brother, Vic co-owned and operated American Marine Boats and Motors in Harrisonville, MO. Rich and Janice owned ARD’s Auto Parts in Raytown, MO and Shady Grove RV Park in Tightwad, MO. He also had a fondness for antique automobiles and owned a few during his life with Janice. Richard was preceded in death by his son Jon R. DeMayo. Richard is survived by his large loving family; wife Janice DeMayo of the home; son Steven C. DeMayo, wife Tara of Raymore, MO., grandson Quinn DeMayo, wife Christine, and their daughter Maci of Peculiar, MO., granddaughter, Breanna DeMayo of Kansas City, MO., granddaughter Corrina Smith and husband Austin, children Carter and Everly of Oceanside, CA., grandson Mason DeMayo and wife, Alexis of Midvale, UT. Survived also by his brother Victor R. DeMayo and his wife Freda of Lee’s Summit, MO and many nieces and nephews. Richard will be missed by his family and many friends.