Richard "Dick" Ernest Biddle

November 17, 1938 ~ February 22, 2020 (age 81)


Richard E. Biddle’s life began on November 17, 1938 in Thayer, MO; the son of Ernest and Dorothy (McGuire) Biddle. Richard graduated from El Dorado High School in 1957. He was united in marriage to Sue Schwenker on June 5, 1959 in El Dorado. Richard worked for El Dorado Public Schools in custodial services for many years and retired in 2002. His greatest joy was his family which includes his
Daughter, Tonia (Rodney) Bostelman, Peck, KS, Son, Tod (Paula) Biddle, Hermitage, TN; Grandchildren:
Stephanie (Charlie) Farris, Wichita, KS; Jay (Melissa) Biddle, Mt. Juliet, TN; Matt (Katy) Biddle, Lebanon, TN; Great-Grandchildren: Alyssa and Izabella Farris, Celeste, Olivia, Kendria, Scarlett, Lynnlee, and Easton Biddle; Brother, Don (Nancy) Biddle, Stockton, CA; Sister, Marilyn (Floyd) Range, Wamego, KS. Richard passed away on February 22, 2020 at his home in El Dorado. He is preceded in death by parents, Ernest Biddle and Dorothy Jackson, grand-daughter, Amy Biddle. Friends may gather with the family from 4-7pm at Carlson Colonial Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 25. Cremation has taken place and a private family burial will take place at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials  be made to the Amy Biddle Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Mt. Juliet High School, 1875 Golden Bear Gateway, Mt.  Juliet, TN 37122 or a charitable organization of your choice. Please sign his online guestbook and leave a memory of Richard at

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February 25, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carlson Funeral Home
200 S. Star
El Dorado, KS 67042


Amy Biddle Memorial Scholarship Fund, c/o Mt. Juliet High School
1875 Golden Bear Gateway, Mt. Juliet TN 37122

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