Mark Wayne Richardson, 68, of rural Newkirk, Okla., formerly of Arkansas City, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2020, in Springfield, Mo.

Private family services, with a public graveside service following, are at 3:30 p.m. Monday, June 22 at Newkirk Cemetery, with social distancing guidelines in effect. Pastor Ryan Nichols will officiate. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday; from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, with social distancing guidelines in effect.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Mark’s name for the Ark City Takedown Club. Contributions can be made through the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction of Rindt-Erdman Funeral Home and Crematory. Online condolences can be made at

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