Richard McElmurry

Richard McElmurry

MAHOMET — Richard A. McElmurry — known affectionately as “Rick,” “Captain” and “Bo” — died Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. He was 67 years young.

He was a loyal husband, devoted dad and sweet grandpa, avid birdwatcher, excellent conversationalist, self-appointed barstool therapist, volunteer for many noble causes, retired public servant and all-around good guy. He made friends wherever he went. He loved and was loved and will be missed by so many.

He is survived by his wife, Roberta; daughters, Sara and Susan; sons-in-law, Dan and Angel; and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Mahomet United Methodist Church with visitation two hours prior to the services.

Please honor Rick by making a donation to the Audubon Society (, Muscular Dystrophy Association ( or CASA for Children (

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