Richard Allen Grotha


    Richard Allen Grotha of St. James, Missouri was born on April 29, 1954 in Rolla, Missouri to Allen P. and Betty (Welch) Grotha and passed away Friday, October 14, 2022 at the age of 68 years.


    On October 3, 1981 he married Deborah (Daniel) Grotha in Cuba, Missouri.
    Richard enjoyed gardening, raising cows and fishing. He also loved sitting on the front porch.
    He was a member and trustee of the Solid Rock Christian Church in St. James, Missouri.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Allen and Betty Grotha; brother, Mike Grotha; one sister, Diane Church; and father-in-law, Jim Daniel.
    He is survived by his wife, Deborah “Debbie” Grotha of St. James, Missouri; one daughter, Jennifer Grotha of St. James, Missouri; brother, Greg Grotha of St. James, Missouri; two sisters, Beth Bock and husband Mike of Jefferson City, Missouri and Donna Brannan and husband Steve of Taos, Missouri; mother-in-law, Ruth Daniel of Cuba, Missouri; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Dave Daniel, Dale and Brenda Daniel and Doug and Diane Daniel; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
    Funeral service held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at the Null and Son Funeral Home in Rolla, Missouri.
    Interment in the Oak Forest Cemetery in Gasconade County.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home of Rolla, Missouri.