Richard Anthony Atchity Sr.

September 28, 1950January 31, 2013

RICHARD ANTHONY “DICK” ATCHITY, SR. Dick passed away at his home on January 31, 2013. He was 62. He was preceded in death by his father, Victor Atchity Sr., and survived by his mother, Leona Atchity; his sisters, Jackie Hunt and Janet Spallo; his brothers, Mike, Danny and John; his five sons, Nick, Joe, Tony, Nate and Pat; his six grandchildren, Jackson, Will, Emily, Addy, Anna and Evie; his daughters-in-law Allyson and Michelle; and numerous cousins, nephews and nieces. Dick graduated from Rockhurst High School in Kansas City, Mo., in 1968, where he excelled in academics and played basketball, baseball and football. After high school he attended Regis University in Denver and later graduated with a degree in Business from Kansas State University. Dick had long, successful career in marketing and sales management with several national corporations, and volunteered as an Alumni Mentor at KSU. Dick loved sports, especially the Royals and the Kansas State Wildcats. He coached his sons in baseball and basketball throughout their youth. He loved telling stories, listening to music (especially soul and the blues), reading, writing, boating and fishing. Above all, he loved being with his sons and grandchildren. His lively sense of humor, encouragement and profound and practical life advice will be greatly missed. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. (with a Rosary at 7p.m.) on Tuesday, February 5 at the McGilley State Line Chapel at 12301 State Line Road, Kansas City, Mo., 64145. Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Wednesday, February 6 at 10 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, 7444 Main Street, Kansas City, Mo., 64114, with burial at Mt. Moriah Cemetery. The family asks that contributions be made to the Rockhurst High School Scholarship Fund.


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 5, 2013
  • Rosary Tuesday, February 5, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Richard Anthony Atchity Sr.

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Dimitri Chavez

February 20, 2013

My name is Dimitri Chavez. I just met Richard briefly along with his sons briefly in December. I really liked him and his story about his past. He was a really nice guy and family man. I was truly heartbroken to know he had passed and that I missed his funeral.


February 7, 2013

I am truly sorry for your family.

Nicole Hinken

February 7, 2013

I had the pleasure of meeting your father in January. He was a genuine person and a gentleman. My prayers and thoughts are with you and yours, Nicole

Gary & Jane Wyeno

February 6, 2013

To the Atchity families; Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Some of my fondest memories are from the times I spent with Dick when he and Mike ran the best resturant in Hastings. Dick will be missed but also remembered by this friend.

Holly Palacio

February 6, 2013

The families are in our thoughts and prayers. We'll miss his sense of humor and hope the happy memories will comfort you in this difficult time. Yours sincerely, Luis and Holly Palacio

Mary Schulte

February 5, 2013

So sorry to hear about your brothers' passing. Prayers to you and your family.
Mary Schulte and family

Mike Hooper

February 5, 2013

I worked with Dick at Safelite for several years. He was a good man and will indeed be missed...

Brenda Hartke

February 5, 2013

My thoughts are with you, Pat, and your family. I wish I would have met your dad.

John Bauers

February 5, 2013

Dick was a great friend to me and my family in my high school years. Have not seen him much since, but when I did, it was like we were never apart, he will be and is missed.

Willie Ronan

February 5, 2013

Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.... very sorry for your loss.