M. " Rich" Whitlock
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[July 22, 2021]
Richard M. " Rich" Whitlock, 54, of rural Clinton passed away at his
home on Thursday, July 15, 2021.
Saturday, July 24,2021 at 3:30 p.m. at Living Hope
4 p.m. Saturday at the church
Peasley Funeral Home, Lincoln
Richard M. " Rich" Whitlock, 54, of
rural Clinton passed away at his home on Thursday,
July 15, 2021.
A Memorial Service for Mr. Whitlock will be held on
Saturday, July 24,2021 at 4:00 p.m. at Living Hope
Christian Church, N. Huff Street, Downs, Il. with
Pastor Mark Moore officiating.
Visitation will be held from 3:30 p.m. until the
time of the service at the church.
Cremation rites have been accorded.
Rich was born on October 7,1966 in Viroqua,
Wisconsin the son of Richard B. and Susan (Steinkamp)
He is survived by his loving companion: Talea
Wessel, his mother: Susan Whitlock, his daughters:
Victoria and Angela Whitlock,
one brother: Brett Whitlock and Talea's children:
Trinia, Alex, Garrett, and Liz.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Rich graduated from the Bloomington
High School in 1985 and from Illinois Wesleyan
University in 1989.
He was last employed at Country Companies as a
Claims Adjuster. He was also Fire Chief on Ellsworth
Rich was a member of the Living Hope Christian
Church in which he helped in the construction of the
permanent building. His hobbies included
horsemanship, woodworking and pheasant hunting.
In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the
Huntington's Disease Society of America, Living Hope
Christian Church or OSF Hospice.
Peasley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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