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MORTON - Richard James Wynd, 80, of Morton passed away at 7:04 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2013, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.

He was born on Dec. 16, 1932, in Peoria to Andrew and Nellie P. (Gire) Wynd. He married Donna E. Prichard on Nov. 20, 1955, in West Peoria. She died April 13, 2000, in Morton. He was also preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers.

Surviving are his children, Terri L. Hilst of Morton and James (Joleen) Wynd of Morton; four grandchildren, Ashley (Jake), Matthew, Lauren and Zachary; three great-grandchildren, Taylor, Travis and Tara; and one brother, William (Lillian) Wynd of Glendale, Ariz.

Richard was a local electrician for more than 30 years, working primarily for Daniel Electric and retiring from Oberlander Electric on Dec. 31, 1994. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 34.

Richard was also a former member of Morton Christian Church and the Shriners Lodge.

He loved to fish and bowl. He was a loving father and grandfather.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the chapel. Cremation will be accorded. Entombment of his ashes will be in Chapel of Peace Mausoleum in Parkview Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home, 6830 Route 91 in Peoria.

Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.davison-fulton.com.


Published in Peoria Journal Star on Apr. 25, 2013
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