He was born March 24, 1947, at Edina, MO, the son of Steven Peter and Margaret Lee Pulse Zahn.
Richard is survived by three children, Stacey Thompson and husband Lynn of Fairbanks, AK, Chad Zahn of Burlington, IA, and Stefanie Collins and husband Doug of Canton, MO, four brothers and sisters, James Zahn of LaBelle, MO, Marsha Hemme and husband Bob of Marshall, MO, Mary Jacobs of Canton, MO, and Donnie Zahn of LaBelle, MO, nine grandchildren, Keegan, Zahn and Sawyer Thompson, Ethan, Madison and Lance Zahn, Saylor, Hunter and Lucien Collins, and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, one brother John William Zahn, one brother-in-law Dale Jacobs, one niece Katrina Jacobs Hollis and one nephew Heath Zahn.
Richard graduated from LaBelle High School. He lived all his life in the LaBelle, LaGrange and Williamstown area where he was employed as a truck driver. Richard loved music especially Blue Grass music. He enjoyed playing his guitar, fishing, drinking Casey’s coffee and spending time with family and friends. Richard was a member of the LaBelle Christian Church, Canton Eagles 1800 and the LaBelle Masonic Lodge # 222.
Richard will be cremated. The family received friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2014, at the Coder Funeral Chapel in LaBelle, MO. Masonic Services followed at 4 p.m. conducted by LaBelle Masonic Lodge # 222. There were no services. Burial will be held at a later date. Honorary bearers were Pete Massey, Charlie Bob Tournear, Danny Logsdon, Bud Stahl, Jerry Logsdon, Ronald Sayres, Don Goings, Jimmy Lasswell, Marvin Powers, Butch Reding and Kenny Brocksmith.
Memorials in memory of Richard Lynn Zahn may be made to the Richard Lynn Zahn Memorial Fund. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO 63447.