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Richard A. Thierry Jr.

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Richard A. Thierry Jr. Obituary
Richard A. Thierry Jr.
MACKINAW - Richard A. Thierry Jr., 76, of Mackinaw, IL, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018, at his home.
Dick was born on September 22, 1941, in St. Louis.
He is survived by his wife, Pamela; one brother, Bob Thierry of Los Angeles, CA; two daughters, Theresa Sargent of Harrisburg, NC, and Tammy Crawley of Atlanta, GA; five granddaughters; four great-grandchildren; and one step-grandson, Grant Whitaker of Willets, CA, whom he helped raise.
Dick was a U.S. Army veteran and a former fire chief of Maryland Heights, MO. He was a talented photographer and loved traveling the western states.
Upon moving to Mackinaw in 2012, Dick became an active member of Mackinaw United Methodist Church, serving in many leadership positions. Dick was a certified lay speaker and was currently serving as a lay leader in his home church. Dick inspired those in his church family and will be greatly missed. He had a servant's heart.
Per Dick's request, cremation rites will be accorded. Haensel Funeral Home in Mackinaw is assisting the family. There will be no formal services.
Memorials may be made to Mackinaw United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.haenselfuneralhome.com.


Published in Peoria Journal Star from June 13 to June 15, 2018
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