February 29th, 2024

MEADE – Richard L. Canton, 48, died Thursday, March 29, 2018 at the Harry Hynes Hospice in Wichita. 

He was born Jan. 24, 1970 to LeRoss and Sharon I. (O’Connor) Canton in Houston. 

He married Susan A. Searles Aug. 14, 1994 in Fowler. She survives. 

He attended the Fowler school system and later attended Dodge City Community College. 

He was a carpenter and woodworker. 

He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene. 

Survivors also include son, Drew Canton, Cimarron; daughter, Chelsea Canton, Meade; three brothers: Robert Canton, Tennessee, Mike Canton, Oklahoma City, and Brett Kendrick, Utah; sisters, Jackie Trask, Maine, and Deanna Croson, Mayflower, Ark.; and two grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

• Funeral services took place Monday, April 2, 2018 at the Church of the Nazarene in Meade. 

Burial took place at the Fowler Cemetery in Fowler. 

Memorials are suggested to the Richard Canton Memorial Fund in care of Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary in Meade.

Condolences may be left at fidlerormebahcmanmortuary.com.