Timothy A. Rich, age 50, of Creal Springs, Illinois, passed away Monday, December 27, 2021 at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.
Tim was born January 26, 1971 in Melrose Park, Illinois. He is the son of James and Dolores M. (Trobiani) Rich Sr. He married Amy H. Garrison on February 11, 2006 in Marion, IL.
Tim grew up in Berkeley, IL, graduating high school in 1989. He worked Winkler Tree Co. and then the Village of Berkeley for 13 years. He moved to Southern Illinois and worked for Martin & Bailey, driving a truck. He started working in the coal mines in 2014. He was currently employed at Class M (Mach) Mine near Thompsonville, IL. Tim loved racing and liked building motors.
He is survived by his spouse Amy H. Rich of Creal Springs, IL; two children, Timothy A. Rich Jr. of Creal Springs, IL, Sara A. Rich of Creal Springs, IL, ; his father, James K. (Carol) Rich Sr. of Berkeley, IL; and three siblings, Debbie (Leonard) Brueckmen of Johnston City, IL and Linda (Sam) Fantauzzo of Elgin, IL and James K. (Michelle) Rich Jr. of Willmington, IL. He is preceded in death by his mother, Dolores M. Rich.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home. Services will be held Wednesday, January 5, 2022, 11:00 AM at Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home with Father Robert Flannery officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the To the Family.