Richard was a veteran of the United States Navy and member of the Painters Union. Richard also loved golf, was an avid St Louis sports fan, but enjoyed watching all sports. He is fondly remembered, and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

 Richard E. Metter, of Laurie, was born March 15, 1948 in Saint Louis to Ervin and Norma (nee Holland) Metter, and entered into rest, Friday, January 6, 2017, at his residence at the age of 68 years, 9 months and 22 days.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Ervin and Norma (nee Holland) Metter,

He is survived by his children, Rick (Kristi) Metter and Jeff (Jana) Metter; four grandchildren, Richard Metter, Nicole Metter, Matthew Metter, and Nicholas Metter; brother, Jim (Martha) Metter; niece, Jennifer Metter; and many other family and dear friends.

Richard was a veteran of the United States Navy and member of the Painters Union. Richard also loved golf, was an avid St Louis sports fan, but enjoyed watching all sports. He is fondly remembered, and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 11 from 4 – 8 p.m. at Chapel Hill Mortuary, 10301 Big Bend Road, Kirkwood, 63122. Service will be held Thursday, January 12 at 11 a.m. Entombment will be private at Oak Hill Mausoleum, 10301 Big Bend Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122. Memorials to American Cancer Society, or to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee, 38105. Family and friends can review and share stories, photos and condolences online at www.stlfuneral.com and follow details of this event and others in the community at www.facebook.com/stlchapelhill.

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