Richard Allen Edens of Waldron, Arkansas passed from this life, November 30, 2021 in New Mexico. Richard was born September 2, 1973 in Stuttgart, Arkansas to Edward Charles Edens Sr. and Iola McMullin Edens. He was 48 years old.
Richard grew up in and around the Waldron area. He graduated WHS and went on to pursue a career as a mechanic. He could be found tinkering on everything from cars to motorcycles. He eventually became a full-time mechanic making a difference for so many people. After many years, Richard found himself in need of a change, he then went on to drive a long-distance truck. He enjoyed his work and being on the open road. Richard was an all-around guy who had many friends and he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
Richard leaves behind to cherish his memory, one nephew, Skylour Edens and wife Dynastie of Mena, Arkansas and one great-niece, Haizlee. Richard will be missed by all that knew him and the many whose lives he impacted, including a host of friends and neighbors he dearly loved.
Richard was preceded in death by his father Edward Charles and his mother, Iola Essman and her husband Roy Lee Essman and one brother Edward Charles Edens Jr.
Richard’s memorial life celebration will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 29, 2022 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.