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1928 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Richard A. ARVIN Obituary

Richard A. "Dick" Arvin

CHATHAM, IL - Richard A. "Dick" Arvin, 85, of Chatham, died at 11:05 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Lewis Memorial Christian Village.

He was born Nov. 12, 1928, in Springfield, Ill., to Leroy and Harriet E. Zachary Arvin. Dick married Beverly Killen on March 26, 1949, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 26, 1999.

He was also preceded in death by his parents and a son, Rick Arvin.

He is survived by five children: Sher (Jim) Halpin of Dorchester, Ill., Debra (Gary) Boatman of Springfield, Patti (Pete) Rooney and Janet (Gary) Stierlin, both of Chatham and Robert (Jennifer) Arvin of St. Louis, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; several great- and great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Helen Haynes of Peoria; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Dick has lived in Chatham since 1986. He retired as corporate laundry director for the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis of Assisi Health Systems. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during WWII.

Visitation: 10-11 a.m., Monday, July 14, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service: 11 a.m., Monday, July 14, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Peck officiating.

Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.

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Published in The State Journal-Register from July 11 to July 12, 2014
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