J. Richard Buys of St. George Utah departed mortality on July 29, 2021, at the age of 90. He is survived by his wife Donna, daughter Amy Ross and sons, Gary, Jay, Greg, Dean, Scott, and Steve. 51 Grandchildren and 34 great grandchildren. Daughter Beth Sell passed on in 1979 at the age of 26. A service will be held for family and friends on Saturday, August 7th, 9:30 am, at the Shadow Mountain Chapel located at 124 N Valley View Drive, St. George Utah 84770. Following the service, the interment with military honors will be held at the Tonaquint Cemetery located at 1777 S. Dixie Drive, St. George, UT 84770.