Richard R. Bender age 40 of Commerce, Oklahoma passed away, Saturday morning, August 25, 2012 at his home in Commerce. He was born on August 8, 1972 in Joplin, Missouri.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Wayne & Bessie Bender.

He is survived by his mother Becky Bender of the home, daughter, Devon Bagnell also of the home his Aunt Melissa Coppedge and her husband Les, of Miami, Oklahoma and cousins, Wesley Forgey and his wife, Sissy of Afton, Oklahoma, Dustin Forgey of Joplin, Missouri, Haley McKibben and her husband Chuck of Miami, Oklahoma and Ashley, Corey, Bailey, Kailey, Carter and Lexi and other relatives and friends.