Richard Burasco, 69, of Purdy, passed away Monday, April 2, 2007, at Circle of Life Hospice Home in Springdale, Ark. He was the son of the late Frank and Edith (Patterson) Burasco.
He was retired from the Rural Electric Co-op. He was a member of the St. John's Lutheran Church of Stones Prairie in Purdy. He was a member of the Arkansas National Guard. He married Diane Schaller on Oct. 5, 1985, in Purdy, and she survives.
Additional survivors include: four sons, Shannon Burasco, of Springdale, Ark., Joe Burasco, of Brossard, La., Jason Burasco, also of Brossard, La., and Mark McMillin, of Purdy; one daughter, Monica O'flaherty, of Joplin; and 13 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church of Stones Prairie in Purdy with Pastor Philip Wolf officiating. Burial was at the St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Purdy.