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Richard Boultinghouse JR
Richard Boultinghouse JR, 61, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at his home.
Richard was born April 4, 1960 in Sacramento, California to Richard Boultinghouse SR and Judith Stumpf. On September 11, 1982, he married the love of his life, Teresa Martin-Boultinghouse. Throughout his life, he would master many talents and would pass his knowledge of survival skills and craftsmanship onto others. Towards his senior years, he discovered one of his favorite talents, being a chef. He shared his love for culinary arts with the community by mentoring students at Westview High school in Oregon and also volunteered his time to a senior center in Florence, Oregon.
He is survived by his mother, Judith Stumpf of Beaverton, OR; his wife, Teresa Boultinghouse of the home; 3 daughters, Angela Boultinghouse, Caitlyn Bennett and husband, Dan, and Emily Boultinghouse, all of Siloam Springs; 4 brothers, David Boultinghouse, Paul Boultinghouse, Phillip Boultinghouse, and Daniel Boultinghouse; 1 sister, Kristina; 3 grandchildren, Henry, Margaret, and James; Aunt RoseMary O’Neil and Uncle Mike O’Neil of Pacific Grove, CA; and many other loved ones.
In honor of Richard’s wishes, a memorial service is not planned.
Richard was the oldest of my five sons. He was a wonderful family man and a wonderful son. I am very proud of him and all his accomplishments. He was a telephone lineman, an officer at CYO and a wonderful Chef! He leaves behind many happy memories
Judith Stumpf Sep 25 2021 12:00 AM
To know Richard was to love him. He was a kind & thoughtful man who always made you feel like you were special & was a godly man. He did not say negative things about others & always was smiling & had a great dispensation.
Even though it has been years since I saw him, his memory of what a great guy he was was always in my heart at the thought of him. His wife truly loved him & his kids did too, Sorry for the family. God bless & prayers to you all.
Mark Nellesen Sep 24 2021 12:00 AM
Richard, my big buddy from the phone company in Paso Robles. I'll always remember you as a man whose heart and kindness was bigger than his stature, my friend.
Randy Korsgaard Sep 24 2021 12:00 AM
I remember visiting Richard with Penny and both our families for his Bar BQ's in Heritage ranch, we all had good times.
Whenever Richard got together with me and the gang at work for lunch he led us in prayer.
Also when I would visit Richard, Terisa, Angela Katlyn and Emily I would say we were entering the land of the giants. This was a running joke since my family was so small in comparison. Richard was a great example of a family man and father as can be seen by his beautiful wife and daughters.
Richard will be missed for a time by us, but we will all see him again someday.
Stan Weber Sep 19 2021 12:00 AM
If I mention Boltboth of my are boys know exactly who Im talking about Over the many years of my friendship with both Teresa and Richard, Richard made a very big impression on them.
One year in particular, instead my birthday party tradition of having my friend come to my oldest sons birthday party as a clown, Jesstin at 5 years old announced he wanted a cowboy to come to his birthday party. I thought How in the world am I going to accommodate this request? Angela was attending my in-home preschool at the time and somehow Richard found out about his request and showed up in FULL GEARbolo, chaps, and two 6 shooters Not only did he make Jesstins day but it was so much fun to watch him interacting with all of the kids; I saw a whole new side of Richard Boultinghouse. What an awesome, patient, loving mentor he was to all of those kids sharing all of his knowledge about Cowboys and pistols.
Teresa and I were friends first. But my Richard and her Richard become fast friends. Bolt was always so generous to mentor my Richard, who was an outstanding cook also, with some of his secrets to making great barbecue chicken and spaghetti sauce. I do believe my Richard may have shared his secrets to a great salsa
You are going to be greatly missed give my Richard a great big cowboy hug.
Until we meet again,
Debby Bebeau-Campas Sep 17 2021 12:00 AM
Richard and Teresa were our good friends and neighbors . Cottage Grove Or. We shared meals, at their place and ours. And occasionally at the Restaurant. Why? Richard was super skilled at putting together a delicious meal. My best memory. His amazing angel story. Richard certainly had a gift to tell a great story.
We will fondly remember him. Sigh .His story was true, Mike and Sue
Sue Sep 17 2021 12:00 AM
Teresa and Richard are a big part of my high school memories. Keeping all of you in my prayers. Much love to all.
Rebecca Rader Sep 16 2021 12:00 AM