Richard W. Loveland

WILMINGTON—Richard W. Loveland, “Richie,” 54, of Wilmington, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.
Born April 15, 1963 in Joliet, Richard Wayne was a son of Edgar A. and Irene Jane (Cohoon) Loveland. He was raised in Wilmington and worked as a self-employed contractor his entire life. It was in 1981 that Richie united with Kimberly K. Boivin, and together they went on to raise a family together.
Rich enjoyed fishing, woodworking, collecting tools and scrapping. He took great pleasure in being with friends, as well as sightseeing and family history. Rich’s greatest hobby was his family, and he cherished being with his children and grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Kim; three children: Kristi Boivin, of Wilmington; Amanda Boivin Loveland, of Braidwood and Tiffany Boivin Loveland, of Wilmington; three grandchildren: Nicholas Loveland, Madison Loveland and Gabrielle Loveland; three brothers: Roger (Kim) Loveland, of Channahon; David (Pam) Loveland, of Essex and James (Pat) Loveland, of Braidwood; one sister, Valerie Loveland, of Tennessee; his father-in-law and mother-in-law: Frank and Pearl Boivin, of Wilmington; and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Russell (Bridget) Boivin, of Wilmington; Gayle (the late Larry) Brown, of Ritchie and Kirk Boivin, of Wilmington, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Per Rich’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.
A memorial and celebration of Rich’s life will be held at the Wilmington Lions Club, 805 River St. in Wilmington on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 between the hours of 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
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Cremation services and arrangement have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington.