Endsley, Richard Eugene "Dick" 87, of Wichita, KS passed away Monday, December 28, 2015, at home with family in Wichita. Richard was born on Dec. 10, 1928, in Copeland, KS the son of Warren and Mary Jane (Ward) Endsley. Richard and Nell Endsley were united in marriage on June 20, 1958, in Douglass, KS. Together they celebrated 57 years of marriage. Richard graduated from Copeland High School in 1946 where he excelled in football and basketball. He was offered a scholarship in both sports to Garden City Community College where he attended until 1948, and later graduating from Wichita State receiving a BS in Business Administration in 1950. Richard then served for the United States Army during the Korean War
from 1951-1953. In 1955, he began his career as a salesman with A.Y. McDonald until 1969 when he transitioned to Crane Supply, later becoming Hajoca, until his retirement of March 1993. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Earl "Pete" Endsley; sister-in law, Hazel (Endsley) Baker. Survivors include his loving wife, Nell (Held) Endsley; children, Janell Enderson of Kansas City, MO and her daughter, Rachel, Rick (Kathleen) Endsley of Wichita and their children, Wesley, Mckenzie, Emilee, Christopher and Mary Margaret, Shelley (Steve) Killinger of Topeka and their sons, Samuel and Austin; great-grandson, John Patrick; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be held from 12-2 p.m. on Saturday, January 2, 2016, with Funeral Services following at 2 p.m. both at Lakeview Funeral Home, 12100 E. 13th St. N., Wichita. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery, Wichita. Memorials can be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, Kansas Humane Society or Interim Hospice of Wichita.