Richard Philipp

BRIMFIELD - Richard R. Philipp, 69, of Brimfield passed away at 3:15 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, at his home.

Funeral services will be at noon Friday, March 28, 2014, at Clary Funeral Home, 3004 W. Lake Ave., in Peoria, with Pastor Leah Grayer officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Entombment will be at Swan Lake Memory Garden Mausoleum in Peoria.

Richard was born on Jan. 16, 1945, in Moline, the son of Raymond and Delia B. (Hoenselaar) Philipp. They preceded him in death.

He is survived by his companion, Linda A. Bynum of Brimfield; daughter, Michelle Philipp of Peoria; sons, Richard R. and Quinton Philipp of Brimfield; grandchildren, Erik and Bree Howard of Peoria and Mara and Larissa Morton of Gulf Port, Miss.; and foster granddaughter, Carol Edwards of Ligonier, Ind.

He was of the Catholic faith and was formerly employed as a detailer for Bill Wesso Used Cars in Creve Coeur.

He enjoyed fishing, watching wrestling and Westerns and listening to rock 'n' roll music.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to UnityPoint Health-Methodist Hospice.

Richard's memorial website and online condolences may be accessed at

Funeral Home

Clary Funeral Home
3004 West Lake Avenue Peoria, IL 61614

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Mar. 27, 2014