Richard William Fleming
December 29, 1929 – May 14, 2020
Richard W. Fleming, 90, of Mesa, AZ, died May 14, 2020 at Arbor Rose Memory Care Center in Mesa, AZ.
Richard William, son of Robert F. and Esther L. (Hanthorn) Fleming, was born Dec. 29, 1929 in St Paul, MN. He grew up in St Paul, graduated from Washington High School and married Shirley M Dollinger on Aug. 6, 1949. From that marriage came three children.
After his divorce he met and married Wilberta J (Rose) Keene on Aug. 23, 1986, in Boulder, CO. From that marriage came three step-children.
He was a true entrepreneur dealing with grocery stores, restaurants and other business opportunities. His Christian faith was most important. He loved people and always greeted everyone with his vivacious smile.
Richard was proceeded in death by parents Robert and Esther; brothers Bob(Marge), Vern(Connie) and Don(Joyce); son Michael R.
He is survived by wife Wilberta of Mesa, AZ; daughters; LuAnn(Steve) Brunes of Belmond, IA and Christine(John) Borquez of Thornton, CO., Nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Step-daughters; Jeri(Vernon) Alvarez of TN, Susan(Ronn) Kling of Warrenton, VA and Step-son Tom(Dee) Keene of Mesa, AZ and numerous step-grandchildren, and step-great-grandchildren.
Celebration of Life
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Broadway Christian Church