Richard James Simon, Jr., 75, of Belleville, IL, passed away on April 1. Rich dedicated more than 50 years to the door and hardware industry serving the St. Louis region as well as central and southern Illinois. He was active in DHI, earning his AHC and CDC certifications. He was a past president of DHI’s St. Louis Chapter as well as a regional director and grader for DHI.
He was a Marine veteran, an avid Notre Dame and Cubs fan, and a former president of the Drost Park Khoury League in Maryville, IL. He is survived by five children, six grandchildren, three sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held April 5 in St. Louis. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Drost Park Khoury League at www.drostparkkhoury.org.