John Wayne Richmond, 58, of Fulton, Illinois, passed away at home on Sunday, December 29, 2019. Funeral services will take place at 1 pm on Saturday, January 4, at Lemke Funeral Homes – South Chapel (2610 Manufacturing Drive). A visitation occurs two-hours prior from 11 am until the service hour at the funeral home. Burial takes place at Clinton Lawn Cemetery. Lemke Funeral Homes assisted the family with arrangements.
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John was born December 12, 1961 in Clinton, Iowa the son of Richard “Dickie” and Mary (Burnett) Richmond. John was a 1979 graduate of Clinton High School.
John was united in marriage to Priscilla “Penny” Delhotal on November 28, 2005 in Fulton, Illinois.
He was a member of the Brethren in Christ Church in Morrison for many years. John was a Christian who knew Creator God.
He worked as a Machine Operator at Collis, Inc.
John loved spending time outdoors and enjoyed fishing. John found great interest with following the Native American Culture and actively participated in Pow-Wow events nationally. During this time, he enjoyed bead working and won several ribbons for his expertise in bead work and frequently placed in Tee-Pee construction during National Pow-Wow events. Above all, he loved his family very much, especially his grandchildren and in particular – Alyssa.
John is survived by his wife – Penny of Fulton, Il; Tim (Lisa) Gouldsberry of Dixon, Il, Teresa (Darin) Galloway of Sterling, IL; 4 grandchildren - Raven, Mathyas, Alyssa and Jordan; siblings – Mark Richmond of Clinton and Sandra Hagen of Clinton; several aunts and uncles – and special Aunt – Linda Skelton; with several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
John was preceded in death by his parents and other family members.
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