Richard G. Shick

Born: Sun., Oct. 12, 1930
Died: Tue., Aug. 2, 2011

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Mr. Richard G. Shick, age 80, of Robinson, Illinois, died Tuesday August 2, 2011 at the Ridgeview Care Center, Oblong, Illinois, following several months of declining health. He was born October 12, 1930 in Oblong, Illinois, the son of Hobart Shick and Earnie L. (Perrine) Shick Barnbrook. He married Carol LaFortune and they later divorced. He then married Elaine (Mills) Shick and she preceded him in death. Richard was retired from the city of Robinson Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator with 26 years of service. He enjoyed building and finishing musical instruments, many of which he gave away to friends and family. Richard was a very generous man and loved to fish and fish.....and fish.

Survivors include sons and daughter-in-law, Richard G. "Richie" Shick, San Francisco, California, John R. & Doreen Shick, Livermore, California; daughter, Patricia Susan Shick, St. Augustine, Florida; two grandchildren, Jacqueline Charbonneau, Livermore, California, Keith Shick, San Francisco, California; one Great Grandchild, Kate Charbonneau, Livermore, California; a brother and sister-in-law, Ralph and Marianna Shick, Garland, Texas; nephew, William & Lisa Shick, Wylie, Texas; niece, Linda Shaffer, Decatur, Illinois; caregivers and close friends, Richard "Dick" and Emojean Inboden, Robinson, Illinois; and several great nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death, his parents; wife, Elaine Shick; a son, Mark Jeffrey Shick; a brother, Eugene Shick; and a nephew, Charles Raymond Shick.

Funeral service will be Saturday August 6, 2011 at 1:00 pm at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Illinois, with Bro. Burl Rich officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until time of service at 1:00 pm at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, Illinois. Burial will be in the Charlottesville Cemetery, west of Birds, Illinois. Memorial donations may be made to the Oak Ridge Methodist Church, rural Flat Rock, Illinois, in memory of Elaine Mills Shick.

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