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Richard G. Reichman, Jr.

July 15, 1954 — February 13, 2023

Coal City

Richard G. Reichman, Jr.


Age 68 of Coal City, formerly of Crest Hill, died Monday, February 13, 2023 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois.

Born July 15, 1954 in Joliet, Richard George was a son of Richard, Sr. and Marilyn (nee Cantu) Reichman. He was raised and educated in Crest Hill and graduated from Romeoville High School. He attended Joliet Junior College, and then went on to serve in the United States Navy from 1973 until his honorable discharge in 1979. While in the service, Dick would meet Teresa Southerland, and on April 2, 1978 they married in Charleston, South Carolina. They later moved to Illinois where they would live and raise their family.

Dick was a computer architect who owned and operated Vital Analysis Consulting Services for 23 years. After retiring, he continued to utilize his skills and abilities, doing jobs and contracted services until recently. Dick enjoyed water sports and boating. He was also a private pilot and built his own ultralight aircraft. Dick took great pleasure in restoring vintage motorcycles.

Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Teresa Reichman of Coal City; two children: Richard Reichman III (Tina Wesolowski) of Tellico Plains, Tennessee and Marlaina (Chris) Figge of Morris; three grandchildren: Marie Reichman and Marina and Drake Figge; one brother and one sister: Marilou Reichman of Plainfield and Mark (Joan) Reichman of Hawaii; and several nieces and nephews.

Dick was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Marilyn Reichman.

Per his wishes, cremation rites are being accorded.

Family and friends are invited to gather on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 at Reeves Funeral Home, 75 North Broadway Street (one block north of Illinois Route 113), in Coal City between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. A funeral procession will depart for Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, 20953 West Hoff Road, in Elwood for interment with full military honors scheduled for 11:00 a.m.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the online guest book, upload photographs, and share Dick’s memorial page via social media.

Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City (815) 634-2125.

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Memorial Visitation

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

9:00 - 10:00 am (Central (no DST) time)

Reeves Funeral Home Coal City

75 North Broadway, Coal City, IL 60416

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Tuesday, February 21, 2023

11:00 - 11:30 am (Central (no DST) time)

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

20953 W Hoff Rd, Elwood, IL 60421

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