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Full Text of SR0189  102nd General Assembly

SR0189 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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SENATE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of R. David Richards, who passed away on
4November 28, 2020; and
 
5    WHEREAS, David Richards was born to Guy B. and E. Virginia
6(Scandrett) Richards in Alton on June 11, 1941; he graduated
7from Roxana High School in 1959 and from Ranken Technical
8College in 1962; he married Judith A. Gaul in Staunton on June
99, 1973; and
 
10    WHEREAS, David Richards served his community for 59 years
11at the Rosewood Heights Fire Department; throughout that time,
12he held many positions, including captain and assistant chief;
13he also served the Rosewood Heights Fire District as a trustee
14for many years; he could always be found at the back of the
15Engine House on Fish Fry Days, frying hundreds of pounds of
16fish; and
 
17    WHEREAS, David Richards enjoyed teaching his grandchildren
18how to play UNO, taking train trips with his train club, and
19ushering at his church; he will be missed by his family, fellow
20firefighters, and the local community; and
 
21    WHEREAS, David Richards is survived by his sons, Scott

 

 

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1(Angy) Richards and Andrew (Vanessa) Richards; his
2grandchildren, Kiley, Reagan, and Adam Richards; his
3step-grandchildren, Natalie, Brayden, and Camden Hogle and
4Logan, Hannah, and Chloe Overton; and his dear family friends,
5Bill and Mary Birdsell; therefore, be it
 
6    RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL
7ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
8R. David Richards and extend our sincere condolences to his
9family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
10further
 
11    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
12presented to the family of David Richards as an expression of
13our deepest sympathy.