Richard Raymond Burd, 73, Gardner, Kan passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at his home.

Richard was born in Norton, Kan on March 28, 1947 to Charles Russell and Frances Elaine (Dorothy) Burd. He graduated from Concordia High School and continued his education, earning a degree from Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kan. Richard worked as the business manager and accountant for Norton Correctional Facility, Norton, Kansas.

On June 28, 1969, Richard married Ruth Marie Morrison in LaCrosse, Kan. Richard was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Norton. Richard enjoyed fishing and golfing.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Ruth. He is survived by his son Todd Burd, Gardner, Kan; daughter Kimberly Burd, Wichita, Kan; brother Carl Burd, Lancaster, Calif and grandchildren Zaylin and Charley.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Condolences may be left at Arrangements: Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, Kan 66030 (913) 856-7111.