Richard Alan Scheller age 75, of Owasso went to be with his Lord and Savior Saturday, April 10, 2021 in Tulsa. Richard was born December 6, 1945 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Enid, OK to Howard and Venita (Masters) Scheller. Pastor Meitler baptized him at the Evangelical Lutheran Church in May 1946.
Richard was born and raised in Enid graduating from Enid High School in 1963. After graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force serving from August 1965 until January 1969. He was stationed with the 775th Radar Squadron at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. He also served in the U.S. Air Force reserves from 1969 until August 1971. He returned to Oklahoma with his wife in 2002 and resided in Owasso since that time.
Richard was kind, gentle, and patient and he valued the time he spent with his family. He was a very loving husband and a proud Dad, stepdad, father-in-law and Grandpa. Richard enjoyed bass fishing and was an angler most of his life. One of his greatest joys was teaching his daughter, son and grandson Jacob the joy and wonder of bass fishing.
Richard is survived by his wife of 37 years, Marilynn (Piearcy) Scheller; his daughter, Jennifer (Scheller) Martinez and her husband Joe Martinez; his son, Nicholas Williams and his wife Jessica (Chadwick) Williams; grandsons Jacob Martinez and Harrison Williams; sister Linda (Scheller) Frank; and nephew, Nicholas Frank.
His parents, Howard Scheller and Venita (Masters) Scheller preceded Richard in death.
A celebration of Life for Richard will be held in Claremore for close family due to COVID.
In lieu of flowers, please make donation to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. or Wounded Warrior Project.
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