Richard William Volkman Sr.

  • "Connie, I just heard about Dick. I am sorry for your..."
    - Roger Ellis
  • "Connie,Larry and I just learned about Dick's death. ..."
  • "As fellow ponders we will miss him greatly along with Doug..."
  • "I went to high school with Dick in Estes Park, Colorado. ..."
    - Shirley Gilbert-Slaughter
  • "Connie, So sorry about your loss. It is hard but each day..."
    - Joyce Kliesen

Volkman, Richard William Sr., 73, died February 9, 2014. A memorial service will be announced in March. Dick was born on March 25, 1940 in Clay Center, Kansas to Harold and Velma Volkman. He retired from the City of Wichita Police Department, was a long standing member of the Air Capitol Corvette Club and The Kansas Pond Society, a lover of collector cars, his children, his pets, racing his ZR1, his boat, snow skiing when his leg wasn't broken, hunting Bambi and feeding his Koi not necessarily in that order. Dick was Dr. Bajaj's "Miracle Man" that survived more heart attacks than we ever thought possible. He was "that" guy that would stop on the street and help someone change a tire or buy a homeless man a gourmet dinner, he saw cleaning up a local park. He despised injustice and unkindness towards his fellow woman or man and thought many women were treated unfairly in the work place. He will be missed by RPO Breakfast Guys, Tues Lunch Guys, and "The Afterburners." He is survived by his best friend and wife, Connie; son, Rick, Augusta; daughters, Nikki (Eric) Eisenmann. Denton, TX and Erin, Austin, TX; step-sons, Derek and Travis Miller, Wichita; sister, Beth (John Warnhoff) Volkman, Bowling Green, KY; nephew, Randy (Lori) Volkman. Ridgefield, WA; grandchildren, Kiera Eisenmann, R.J., Kelly (Sarah), Jake (Mary), Ben and Nate Volkman; step-grandchildren, Johnathan Miller and Amber Miller; 4 great-granddaughters; and special daughters-in-law, Kandi Parsons and Cindy Volkman. He will be joining his much loved "Misty and Jean Clawed Kitty." Memorials established with Austin Siamese Rescue, PO Box 13474, Austin, TX 78711-3474 and Association for Research and Enlightenment, Inc., (757) 457-7215. Share online condolences at Services by Broadway Mortuary.

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Broadway Mortuary
1147 South Broadway Street Wichita, KS 67211
(316) 262-3435
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Published in The Wichita Eagle on Feb. 16, 2014
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Wichita, KS   (316) 262-3435
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