Obituaries

Richard Crocker

October 22, 1938 - November 20, 2018

Richard Crocker

Obituary

Richard Crocker, 80, of Belvidere, IL passed away November 20, 2018. He came into this world October 22, 1938 in Marengo, IL to two loving parents, Gilbert and Helen (Knutson) Crocker.  Richard married the love of his life, Barbara (Bartell) Crocker, on December 30, 1961 here in Belvidere, IL. He was a member of the US Army from 1961 to 1963, serving a year in Korea. Richard was a true handyman, some may even call him Mr. Fix-it, and it showed in his work at Belvedere Company where he worked in the upholstery department for many years. He enjoyed taking care of his yard, gardening, and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He is a member of the American Legion, VFW, and Moose Lodge.

Richard is loved and will be missed by wife, Barbara; daughters, Lisa (Pat) Morrow and Sherri (Dan) O’Malley; Son, Bob (Lisa) Crocker; Sisters, Nancy Johnson, Patricia Brenz, Marjory Yerk, Jean (Danny) Schmidt, Peggy (Everett) Osgood, and Linda (Wally) Green; grandchildren, Donald and Ally Morrow, Katie and Julia O’Malley, Wilton, Adeline, Thomas, and Graydon Crocker; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Wayne and Daniel Crocker.

The family would like to give a special thank you to OSF Center for Cancer Care and OSF St. Anthony Medical Center. Memorials under Richard’s name may be made out to the family for an organization to be determined at a later date.

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008, with Father Sabo officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Burial at Belvidere Cemetery. To share a condolence or light a candle please visit www.Andersonfcs.com.

Service Schedule

Saturday, November 24, 2018
10:00 am - 11:45 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008.

Saturday, November 24, 2018
12:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008, with Father Sabo officiating.

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So sorry to hear of Dick’s passing. Remembering all the fun times we had sitting on the benches watching track meets. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Bob and Mary Ann Bruyn 2018-11-29T05:36:41

So sorry to hear about
Dick’s passing . I

Barband family.

So sorry to hear about Dick’s passing . Our sympathy to you and your family. Billandcindy whisenant

Bill and Cindy whisenant 2018-11-24T10:57:22

Barb & family…mom and I were so very sorry to hear of Dicks passing. He was such a nice kind person. Very glad he is no longer in pain. Our sympathy to your family. We love you.

Colleen Argyle 2018-11-22T18:32:00

Barb and family,
I am so very sorry to hear about Dick. My heart goes out to you. I know you have so many wonderful memories to treasure. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Malva Craft 2018-11-22T17:40:30

Thinking of the entire family, wishing we could be there, and praying the comfort of the Lord be with everyone during this time. Love Michael, Theresa, and family in Holden Mo.

Michael Anderson 2018-11-22T07:56:07

Linda, Peggy and The Crocker Family,
Our condolences to the family. We are deeply sorry. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Don and Gloria 2018-11-22T07:53:25

Sherri, Don and I are thinking of you and your family during what we know is a hard time. you are in our thoughts and prayers …love…Don and Mary

Mary and Don skiba 2018-11-21T20:03:56

My sincere condolences for your family’s loss. May God’s grace and love carry you through this difficult time.

Kari Hyser 2018-11-21T18:29:52

Sherri,

Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family…please take comfort in the memories you have all shared.

Ken Box 2018-11-21T18:22:24

Barb and family…so very sorry to hear about….prayers to your whole family…you will have some great memories to talk about…thinking of you, Jill and Terry Taplin

Terry Taplin 2018-11-21T18:21:32

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