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Richard K. 'Whitey' Bourne

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Richard K. 'Whitey' Bourne Obituary
Richard K. "Whitey" Bourne, 75, of Quincy, died at 7:36 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, at Sunset Home.
Whitey was born July 31, 1942, in Quincy, the son of Harry C. and Edna Rebecca Padgett Bourne. He married LaVonne Miller on Nov. 14, 1964, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Quincy, and she survives.
Whitey had been a volunteer firefighter for the Mendon Volunteer Fire Department. He loved tending a big garden, where he raised all sorts of vegetables, including tomatoes, radishes and pumpkins. Whitey was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and NASCAR fan. He was a member of St. Francis Solanus Church, where he served as an usher.
In addition to his wife, survivors include three sons, Kent, John and Paul (Billie) Bourne, all of Quincy; three grandchildren, Alan, Amanda and Jazmin Bourne, all of Quincy; a great-granddaughter, Aubree Bourne; a sister, Shirley Kohring of Hernando, Fla.; three adopted brothers, Donnie (Joyce) Stoneking of Basco, Ill., Ronnie (Kitty) Stoneking of Burlington, Iowa, and Arlo Stoneking of Hamilton, Ill.; and several nieces and nephews.
Whitey was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Alan, in infancy.
SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. prayers Thursday, May 17, at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, followed by a 10 a.m. Mass at St. Franicis Solanus Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Quincy.
VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 16, at the funeral home.
MEMORIALS: St. Francis Solanus Catholic Church.
ARRANGEMENTS: Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors.
WEBSITE: hansenspear.com
Condolences may be expressed online at whig.com.
Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 13 to May 15, 2018
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