Richard A. Buescher
Richard A. Buescher, 91, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 8:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 8, 2010,
at his home.
He was born Friday March 14, 1919,in Mt/ Vernon, the son of Albert Edward and Florence
(Baldwin) Buescher. He married Mary Fulcher in 1983 in Mt. Vernon, and she survives.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon with
the Rev. Bud Storey officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Hopewell Cemetery in Jefferson County.
Mr. Buescher is survived by his wife; son, Mike Buescher and wife Vicki of Davenport, Iowa;
five stepsons, William Earl Scott and wife Coleen of Sebree, Ky., Steven Eugene Scott and wife
Tracy of Beulah, Ky., Darrell Wayne Scott of Sebree, Ky., Michael Joe Scott and wife Denise of
Michigan and Lee Scott of Sebree Ky.; and four stepdaughters, Mary Louise Cunningham and husband
David of Nortonville, Ky., Sandra Mae Walker and husband Bruce of Lakeland, Fla., Cindy Gale Melton
and husband John of Slaughters, Ky., and Jana Marie Smalley of Mt. Vernon. 27 grandchildren and
24 great grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Nellie; a daughter, Kathleen, and a
Mr. Buescher was a farmer and later worked as a union carpenter until retiring.
He loved to fish and be outdoors, was an avid Bible reader and member of Zion United Methodist
Church in Mt. Vernon.
For those who wish, memorials may be given to Hopewell Cemetery and will be accepted at the funeral
home or mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, PO Box 721, Mt. Vernon, IL 62864.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or
visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com for further information and to send condolences.
Submitted by: Ken Richardson