Age 49 of Wilmington, formerly of Romeoville passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 at The Parc of Joliet.
Born December 27, 1970 in Joliet, Richard William was a son of Robert and Camellia (nee Friddle) Foland. He was raised and educated in Romeoville and graduated with the Class of 1989. Rich held employment with Dominick’s for over 5 years and was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Wilmington. He loved music, especially playing his guitar, playing his Atari, working on computers and drawing. Rich was very active with following up on his family’s genealogy and on social media, including Facebook, where he would keep in touch with all of his family and friends.
Survivors include his parents; two sisters: Sherry (Ronald) Schopf of Custer Park and Josephine Foland of Marseilles; nieces and nephews: Camellia (James) Steffen of Wilmington, Samantha (the late Brad) LaFever of Braidwood, Scott Schopf of Braidwood, Nicole (fiancé Alex Lambert) Foland of Joliet; great nieces and nephews: Jillian and Lilly Steffen, Eli and Layton LaFever and one more on the way, Nathan; dear friends, John Born, John, Rutherford, and Allen Reynolds, as well as his two cats, Heathcliff and Sonja.
Rich was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, William and Camellia Rose Friddle; paternal grandparents, Max and Odette Foland and his uncle John Foland.
The family will receive friends for a visitation on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road in Wilmington from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. in St. Rose Catholic Church, 604 South Kankakee Street, in Wilmington with .Reverend Sebastian Gargol presiding. Those wishing to participate in Rich’s services are invited to watch the live stream on Thursday morning starting at 11:00 a.m. by logging onto his memorial page.
Rich will be laid to rest in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Wilmington.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Rich’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto: www.BaskervilleFuneral.com/obituary/Rich-Foland
Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)