April 28, 1930 ~ June 15, 2019
Richard was born in Lincoln, Nebraska to John and Alice Stiles. He was an U.S. Army veteran. He retired after 22 years with the Lincoln Fire Department. He was instrumental in the development of the National 911 System in the United States. He retired from roofing at the age of 77. He died after a courageous battle with cancer.
Richard is preceded in death, by his wife Vona (Magnuson); parents; brothers William, Stanley, John, Jerry and his sister Geraldine.
Richard is survived by his daughters Ronell and Pat Policky of Pleasant Dale, Nebraska, & Pam and Bob Hirsch of Greeley, Colorado; sisters Gloria Eppley and Sandy and Arvin Frohn.
No services as per his request.
In lieu of flowers, memorials to Ronell Policky in care of Aspen Cremation Service, 4822 Cleveland Avenue, Lincoln, NE 68504. Memorials will be directed to the veterans and the funeral service’s fund by the family.