Richard Matthew Compton, 48, Harwood, MO, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Cedar County Memorial Hospital, El Dorado, Springs, MO. Matt was born on December 12, 1971 in Nevada, MO to Bruce W. and Helen (Allen) Compton.
Matt grew up in Kansas City, MO and spent time with the Missouri Job Corp in Puxico, MO. He was in the Boy Scouts achieving the rank of Webelo. He served in the U. S. Navy for five years from 1996–2001, in the Missouri National Guard from 2002-2003 in Neosho, MO and the U. S. Army from August 2004-November 2011. Matt has resided in Harwood, MO for the past 8 years.
Survivors include his mother Helen Compton of the home; one aunt, Violet Compton, Harwood, MO; one uncle, Ed Moyer, Buffalo, MO; and numerous cousins.
No services are planned. Arrangements under the direction of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.
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