Richard L. Garner

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Richard was born on January 10, 1925 and passed away on Friday, August 11, 2017.

Richard was a resident of Washington, Illinois at the time of passing.

After the war, he received his B.S. in Education from Western Illinois University.

During World War II, he served in the 371st Combat Engineers, U.S. Third Army.

He was also a member of the El Dara Masonic Lodge, Peoria Scottish Rite, Peoria Mohamed Shrine, and the Washington America Legion Post. A funeral service will be held at 3:00pm Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Crossroads United Methodist Church in Washington. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be at Shearer Cemetery in New Canton, IL at noon Wednesday, August 16, 2017. AUG 16. 12:00 PM Shearer Cemetery New Canton, IL, US Committal begins.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads United Methodist Church.