Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Richard "Rick" L. Blary - d. July 20, 2012

Richard "Rick" L. Blary, 57, of Heyworth, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2012 at his home. He was born September 18, 1954 in Danville, son of Donald Wayne and Elizabeth Jean "BJ" Jones Blary. He married Charlene M. Krieg on June 15, 1985 in Carthage, IL. Surviving are two daughters, Rachel (Michael) Wille of Bloomington and Katelyn Blary of Normal; one son, David Blary of Heyworth and two grandchildren, Kaleb Wille and Riley Bardon and his mother, Elizabeth "BJ" Killough of Danville. Also surviving are one brother, Donald (Mary) Blary, Jr of Michigan City, IN; two sisters, Janet (Gary) Shaw of Brownsburg, IN and Brenda (Ron) Cunningham of Meza, AZ and one step-brother, Tim (Candy) Killough of Danville, IL. He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Blary; his step-father, Donald Killough and one sister, Patti Jo Blary. Rick worked for over 20 years with the Unit 5 Department of Transportation, retiring in 2004 as the director. A memorial visitation is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 27, 2012 at East Lawn Funeral Home, Bloomington, IL. Services will be private. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. The family has established a memorial tribute in Rick's memory at † Dona eis requiem.