Robert J. “Bob” Rich, 51, of Effingham, IL, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 at his home.
According to Bob’s wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Private family services will be held at a later date. Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham is assisting the family.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Robert was born on February 14, 1966, in Champaign, IL, the son of George and Eva (Murray) Rich.
Bob loved to go fishing, being outdoors, planning cook-outs, and listening to music. He also enjoyed canning pickles and making salsa. Bob was wild and ambitious, and a caring person with a big heart. He was always there when someone needed him.
Bob is survived by his daughter, Amber (Robert Hudson) Rich of West Frankfort; son, Andrew (Codie Wright) Rich of Marion; grandchildren, Jaxton and Jaelynn Rich; siblings, John Rich of Effingham, Julie (Roy) Clark of Willow Hill, Cynthia Pennington of Olney, Bonnie Phillips of Birds, Sharon King of Newton, Janet (James) Dallmier of Olney, and Linda Fleming of Newton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; niece, Heather Rich; and nephew, Zach Rich.