Mr. Richard “Dick” Lee Vivion, age 74, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020, at North Village Park in Moberly, Mo.
He was born on August 17, 1946 in Jefferson City, Mo, the son of Robert O. and Mary A. Hackman Vivion. He was married to Viola Vivion who preceded him in death on March 27, 2009.
A lifelong resident of the Central Missouri area, Dick was a 1964 graduate of Helias Catholic High School. After graduation, Dick attended Lincoln University. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict.
When Dick returned home from Vietnam, he started working for the United States Postal Service as a Mail Clerk. In 2002, Dick retired after 28 years of service.
Dick stayed very involved with his community. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, and the Eagles. A man of faith, Dick was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.
Dick was an avid sports fan, and enjoyed cheering on his favorite Missouri teams including the St. Louis Cardinals, the Kansas City Chiefs, MU Sports, and the former St. Louis Rams.
Survivors include: two sisters: Helen Mueller of Mexico, Mo., and Shirley Scott of Mountain View, Mo; two brothers: Robert C. Vivion of Hallsville, Mo., and Ronald Vivion of Jefferson City, Mo; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews
Dick was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; two sisters: Mary V. Schaeffer and Irma J. Verslues.
A private family service will be conducted.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. Peter Church Building Fund.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.