Richard "Dick" H. Mathes, age 87, of Laurie, passed away Friday, May 17, 2013, at the Laurie Care Center. He is survived by his wife Darlene; his son, Perry Mathes and wife Carole of Jefferson City; daughter, Penny Long and husband Bill of Overland Park, Kansas; three granddaughters and three great-grandsons. A celebration of Dick's life with full military honors will be at 2 p.m., Monday, May 20, at the Kidwell-Garber Laurie/ Sunrise Beach Chapel. Visitation will be 1 to 2 p.m., Monday, at the funeral home. Inurnment will be held at a later date in the Maple Hill Cemetery in Kirksville. Expressions of sympathy may be left online at www.kidwellgarber.com.