Delbert "Keith" Riott, of Ozark, departed this life on August 6, 2020 at the age of 68. He was born March 7, 1952 in Galena, the son of George and Louise (Little) Riott. Keith was united in marriage to Geraldine Pritchard on August 29, 1970.
Keith was a graduate of Spokane High School.
Keith is survived by his wife, Geraldine (Pritchard) Riott of the home; two daughters, Keisha Wurgler and husband, Rodney of Ozark and Malissa Wampler and husband Phil of Fordland; two sisters, Debbie Foley of Lebanon and Vicky Braselton of Nixa; one brother, Rick Riott of Galena; five granddaughters; and one great grandson.
Keith was preceded in death by his parents; and a sister, Sherry Meier.
Keith owned and operated Riott Excavating for over 26 years. He was an avid airplane enthusiast. He received his private pilot license at the College of the Ozarks and loved flying his plane. Keith also enjoyed building and flying model airplanes. He especially loved going elk hunting in Colorado with his friends and motorcycle riding. Above all, he held a great love for God and all of his family and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, August 9, 2020 in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa, with Reverend Todd Braschler officiating. Burial will follow in Eisenhour Cemetery, Spokane. Visitation will be from 1-2 P.M. Sunday immediately before the funeral in Adams Funeral Home, Nixa.