Richard Allen "Rick" Barriger

IUKA - Richard Allen “Rick” Barriger age 67, of Iuka, KS passed away on Sept. 9, 2020 at his daughter’s home in Holcomb, KS. Rick was born on Sept. 19, 1952 in Buffalo, KS the son of John Kenneth and Martha Ellen (Reed) Barriger Sr.

Rick worked as a Rig Manager in the oil fields. He was a member of the Elks Club and the Carpenter’s Union. Rick enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, camping, reading Louis L’Amour books or any western, and most of all spending time with his family and friends.

Rick is survived by, three children, Jason Daniel Barriger of Bazine, KS, Aaron David Barriger of Bazine, KS, Sabrina Louise Koster and husband Matt of Holcomb, KS; siblings, Francis Barriger of Colorado Springs, CO, Eldon Barriger and wife Sonya of Chanute, KS, Roger Barriger and wife Janice of Chanute, KS, Arthur Barriger and wife Kay of Chanute, KS, Brenda Williams and husband Robert of Chanute, KS, Christina Vile and husband Robert of Fredonia, KS, 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Rick was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers John Kenneth Barriger Jr. and Carl William Barriger, and one son Richard Allen Barriger Jr.

Funeral services will be held on Sept. 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Chanute, KS, with burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery in Chanute, KS. Visitation will be held on Sept. 13, 2020 from 4-6 p.m. at Countryside Funeral Home. Memorials are suggested to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital and may be left with or mailed to the funeral home. Online condolence may be left at Services entrusted to: Countryside Funeral Home 101 N. Highland Ave., Chanute, KS 66720.

Published on September 11, 2020