Richard Chester. Beloved husband of the late Phyllis O. Lockard. Loving father of Nancy Mulberry, Terry Wardwell, Linda Marek, Judi Harrison, Randy Wardwell, Phillip Wardwell and Amy Wardwell. Dear grandfather of 30, great-grandfather of 75, great-great grandfather of 1. Born in Lafayette, IN. Only child of Paul and Amy Wardwell. Began his musical career as the leader of Dick Wardwell’s Starlight Band in Wabash, IN at the age of 16. Graduated from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music in 1950. Member of the US Army Band during the Korean War. Performed for 40 years with his beloved wife, Phyllis as the musical duo “Phyllis and Richard”. Passed away Monday, October 21, 2013 at the age of 84. Visitation will be held Friday, October 25, 2013 from 10:00 am until time of service 11:00 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 4610 N. Bend Rd., 45211. Interment Spring Grove Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to The General Missionary Fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 15 E. South Temple 2nd Floor East, Salt Lake City, UT 84150. springgrove.org