Richard Stanley Rollinger Jr.
June 12, 1960 ‒ December 28, 2018
Richard Stanley Rollinger Jr., 57, of Centerburg passed away unexpectedly Thursday, December 28, 2017 at home. He was born on June 12, 1960 in Grays Lake, IL to the late Richard Stanley and Barbara S. (Silkaitis) Rollinger Sr.
Richard was a 1978 graduate of Grant High School in Fox Lake, Illinois. He was a member of the Colonial City Moose Lodge and the Fraternal Order of Elks in Mount Vernon. Richard was an Executive Chef and Caterer for Smithhisler Meats in Mount Vernon. He won numerous culinary and ice carving awards. In his spare time, he enjoyed golfing, fishing, going to Las Vegas, bowling a 300 game but the greatest enjoyment was when he was coaching his grandson’s baseball team. Richard was a lifelong fan of the Chicago Cubs through the bad years and finally the good year in 2016.
Richard is survived by his loving wife, Roseann whom he married on April 11, 1992; step son, Scott (Millie) Williams of Danville; grandchildren, Christian Williams, Brittany Williams and Haven Elkins; sisters-in-law, Jill Ward of Jacksonville, FL and Kathy (Mike) Nisky of Beaufort, SC; nephews, Alex Leonhart, Philip Ward and Josh Ward; and lifelong friend, Skip Bacon of Louisiana.
In addition to his parents, Richard was preceded in death by a sister, Rena Leonhart.
The family will have a memorial service at a later date.
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