Richard Floyd Hecht, of Saint Charles, MO, passed away Friday, April 12, 2019 at the age of 80. Loving husband of Velma Hecht of 53 years; beloved son of the late Martin and Clara Hecht; devoted father of Sue (the late Richard) Sommer, Brian (Jennifer) Hecht, and Rodney Hecht; cherished grandfather of Ashley Sommer, Mikayla Sommer, Noah Hecht, and Lydia Hecht; dear brother of Florence Gruenwald; uncle, cousin and friend to many. Richard is preceded in death by eight siblings and his son, Randy Richard Hecht .
Richard proudly served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church for over 50 years. Richard enjoyed tinkering and working on things around the house as well as building things. He also liked to read and play board games with his grandkids. Above all else Richard loved his family most of all. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Memorials may be made in Richard's name to the American Heart Association.