Richard J. Pegum, 81 of Kingston, Arkansas formerly of Cedar Rapids died at his home on Tuesday February 11, 2020. Funeral services with military rites will be on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Burial at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. There will be a visitation on Monday from 5 to 7 PM at the Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.
Survivors include a daughter Dana (Mark) Jones of Minooka, Illinois, a sister Yvonne Harger of Marion, two grandchildren, Krystal Jones, and Mark Jones, a cousin Marlene Miller of Marengo and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a brother Charles.
Richard was born on January 29, 1939 in Amana the son of Milo and Ida (Teggatz) Pegum. He graduated from Linn Mar High School and was a machinist at Rockwell- Collins, retiring from there after 26 years of service.
Richard proudly served in the U.S Army and enjoyed gardening and the outdoors. He will be greatly missed.