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Richard A. McElmurry

April 8, 1952 ~ October 27, 2019 (age 67)

Obituary

Mahomet – Richard A. McElmurry – known affectionately as “Rick”, “Captain”, and “Bo” – died on October 27. He was 67 years young.

He was a loyal husband, devoted dad, and sweet grandpa, avid birdwatcher, excellent conversationalist, self-appointed barstool therapist, volunteer for many noble causes, retired public servant, and all-around good guy. He made friends wherever he went. He loved and was loved and will be missed by so many.

He is survived by his wife, Roberta; daughters, Sara and Susan; sons-in-law, Dan and Angel; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at the Mahomet United Methodist Church with a visitation two hours prior to services.   

Please honor Rick by making a donation to the Audubon Society (www.action.audubon.org), Muscular Dystrophy Association (www.mda.org), or CASA for Children (www.casaforchildren.org).

 

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
November 2, 2019

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Mahomet United Methodist Church
1302 East South Mahomet Road
Mahomet, IL 61853

Memorial Service
Saturday
November 2, 2019

2:00 PM
Mahomet United Methodist Church
1302 East South Mahomet Road
Mahomet, IL 61853

Donations

Muscular Dystrophy Association
Web: http://www.mda.org

CASA for Children
100 West Harrison Street, North Tower, Suite 500, Seattle WA
Web: http://www.casaforchildren.org

Audubon Society
225 Varick Street, New York NY 10014
Web: http://www.action.audubon.org

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