Funeral for 22-Year-Old After Fatal Crash to be Held Friday

An early morning, single-auto accident on Saturday left a Gray Summit family now without their son. Services are this week.

Richard Zufall, a 22-year-old from Gray Summit, will be buried in Wildwood Friday in the Bethel Cemetery, after he died in a Saturday accident that occurred at 2:22 a.m.

Zufall was heading westbound on Missouri Route 100, according to a Missouri Highway Patrol report, about 3.5 miles east of Route MM, when he missed a curve and traveled off the right side of the roadway. His 1992 Ford F150 hit a tree and overturned.

According to highway patrol officers, Zufall's safety belt was damaged during the accident and he was ejected from his truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene by a Franklin County deputy. His body was transported to the St. Louis County Morgue.

His trucked was totaled and towed from the accident area by Hyrndrich Towing.

He was the son of Mark and Lisa Zufall (nee: Leuthauser), and brother of Joshua (Lindsay) Leuthauser and Andrew (Amanda) Zufall. He was the uncle of Blake, Bryson, Canton and Cooper. He was the grandson of Anita (the late Richard) Leuthauser and Donald and Evelyn Zufall.

Visitation wil be 3-8 p.m. Thursday at Schrader Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway in Ballwin. A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday at Schrader. Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery in Wildwood.

Friends may sign the family’s online guestbook.


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