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Richard M. “Dick” Goff, age 79, of Biggsville, Illinois, passed away at8:41 AM on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Great River Medical Center inWest Burlington, Iowa. He was born on November 29, 1940 in Monmouth,Illinois, the son of William Harland and Susan Elizabeth (Larimer) Goff.Dick attended school at the Rozetta Grade School and later at theBiggsville schools. He graduated from Biggsville High School. OnDecember 20, 1991, he married Joyce Switzer in Gladstone, Illinois. Dickwas previously married to Mary Morris. Dick drove a truck most of hiscareer beginning with his father and Goff Trucking. He currently workedat the West Central School District as a bus driver. Dick also enjoyedspending time with family and attending any and all sporting events. Healso enjoyed volunteering his time on the “chain gang” and announcinghigh school football and basketball games.
Dick is survived by two daughters; Caralea (Buck) Link of Oquawka,Illinois and Maralea (Dennis) Wright of Charleston, Illinois, one son,Dickie (Renee) Goff of Biggsville, Illinois, one step-daughter, Tammy(Tim) Mason of Stronghurst, Illinois, and one step-son, Jeff Hindman ofStronghurst, Illinois. He is also survived by one brother, Jim (Terry)Goff of Biggsville, Illinois, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-threegreat-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and numerous niecesand nephews. Dick is preceded in death by his parents and one spouse.
A funeral service for Richard Goff will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday,February 18, 2020 at Turnbull Funeral Home in Oquawka, Illinois.Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM on Monday, February 17, 2020at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Biggsville TownshipCemetery. A memorial is being established for the West Central AthleticAssociation. For more information, or to leave a remembrance of Dick,please visit www.turnbullfuneralhomes.com.