BETTENDORF - Richard E. Gless, II, 42, of Bettendorf, died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Bettendorf.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, at 10 a.m. at The Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the mortuary. Private burial service will take place at a later time. Online condolences may be left at

Richard was born Dec. 29, 1969, in Davenport, the son of Richard Gless and Alice (Hurlbut) Gless. He graduated from Davenport Central High School in 1988. He worked as a health and life insurance agent for Cities Insurance Group for many years. He later worked in selling precious metals. In his spare time, he loved to golf and travel. He especially enjoyed going to the beach.

He married Chelsea Easter on Oct. 8, 2008, in Bettendorf.

Those left to honor his memory include his wife, Chelsea; sons, Benjamin and Austin Gless and Nate Rudsell; his father, Richard, and wife, Evelyn "Eve" Gless, LeClaire; his mother, Alice Gless, Davenport; sisters, Rachel Gless and Deborah (Jimmy) Wheeler, both of Davenport, Angel Curtis, Ohio, and Donna Sandefur; and several nieces and nephews.

A sister, Donada Francine McCandless, preceded him in death.