Richard Craig Eskridge, 71, of Parkville, MO passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020 at his home. Rick was born December 30, 1949 to N.A, and Mildred (Rock) Eskridge in Tulsa, OK.
Rick was a veteran of the United States Navy and served during the Vietnam Era on the USS Pocono from 1970 -1974.
He spent the majority of his working career as a sewing machine machinist in the Kansas City, MO area.
At a young age Rick learned how to play the saxophone, the guitar, and other instruments. He loved playing the guitar; especially Classic Rock-n-Roll, pure enjoyment entertaining family and friends.
He also enjoyed digital fractal art. His art work could be found displayed at local Art Festivals in the area.
He was preceded in death by both parents and two brothers: Ronald “Ronn” and Steven “Randy.” Rick is survived by his three loving daughters, Sandi Snead; Crystal Robinson and Amanda Breer (Chris); 8 grandchildren: Jesse; Sevin; Miabella; Jaylen; Aaron; Adina; Andrew, Jr. and Koi; one great-grandchild, Adriel and one great-granddaughter due in April 2021.
No formal services will be held. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions are suggested to Wounded Warrior Project and may be left in care of Meyers Northland Chapel. Memories of Rick and condolences to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.