He was a graduate of the University of Nebraska. He served for two years in the Air Force achieving the rank of First Lieutenant.
Richard worked at Nebraska Salesbook which later became Victor Business Forms. He moved to Wichita Kansas to work for Service Business Forms in 1964.
He married E. Kay Hesser in 1968. They moved to Dallas, Tx. In 1972 to work for Data Documents. Dick and Marshall Sorokwasz, started Texas Stock Tab Inc. which later became TST/Impreso Inc. Together they started Alexa Springs in 2000.
Dick was loved by many. He had a gentle, loving caring heart. He always saw the good in people. His first love was always the paper business. He loved racing, traveling, 4 wheeling, bush hogging, working on the ranch.
Dick is preceded in death by his parents, John and Alma Bloom. Sisters, Betty Bloom and Delores Van Riper and Brother-in-law, Bob Van Riper. He leaves his wife, Kay Bloom. Daughters, Tamara Lisby and Tiffany Hiltner. Son, Richard Bloom . Brother, Jack Bloom. Son-in-law, Jerry Lisby. Boyfriend, Mashall Houchens. Sister-in-law, Donna Bloom. Grandchildren, Fox and Fawn Lisby, Emma Hiltner, Jason and Tisha Bloom, Dylan Hiltner, Miranda Schnitkey, and Paige Hiltner. God-Daughter, Alexa Sorokwasz. Best friends and Business partners, Marshall and Kris Sorokwasz. Lots of nieces and nephews.