SIKESTON -- Richard Eugene Hoyer, 77, died Dec. 19, 2012, at the Clearview Nursing Center in Sikeston.
Born Oct. 14, 1935, in Oldham, S.D., to the late Hans and Lottie Durfey Hoyer, he was a self-employed farmer. He was a member of the Experimental Aircraft Association in Painton and the Concordia Lutheran Church of Sikeston.
On Aug. 29, 1954, in Arlington, S.D., he married Donna Petersen, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Brad and Donna Hoyer of Sikeston; one daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Bill Ballinger of Deslodge; and four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
One son, Brian Hoyer, preceded him in death in 1976.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
The Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent at www.nunneleefuneralchapel.com.