Richard Eugene Haughey

    Richard Eugene Haughey of St. James, Missouri was born April 16, 1951 in Merced, California to Bert S. and Anna I. Bisso Haughey and passed away Friday, September 16, 2022 at the age of 71 years.

    He married Karin Cassidy on May 25, 1991 in San Antonio, Texas.
    Richard retired from the United States Air Force in 1991.  He served as a radio communications analysis technician for 20 years. He worked with the National Security Agency on many assignments.  He completed tours in Japan and many other places.  During his service, he earned many medals: Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, Outstanding Unit Award; Organizational excellence Award; Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Overseas Short Tour Ribbon; Overseas Long Tour Ribbon; Longevity Service Award Ribbon; NCO Professional Military Education Graduate Ribbon; Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, Training Ribbon, and Meritorious Service Medal.
    He loved spending time with his family playing board games, card games, lawn darts, horseshoes and baseball.  He enjoyed visiting his special friends, Eric and Donnette Bullock, who lived across the street.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Bert and Anna Haughey.
    He is survived by his wife, Karin of St. James, Missouri; four sons, Shawn Haughey, David Haughey, Mike Mundale and wife Danielle of Lake St. Louis, Missouri and Scott Mundale and Destiny of Lincoln City, Oregon; brother, Jim Haughey of Illinois; four grandchildren, Ashley Mundale, Gauge Mundale, Dayton Mundale and Razvon Mundale; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Funeral services with full military honors were held at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 at the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.
    Honorary pallbearers were Eric Bullock, Chris Bullock, Jake Davis, Scott Mundale, Mike Mundale, James Groves and Shawn Gibson.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Jones Funeral Home in St. James, Missouri.