Welcome to the memorial page for

Richard W. Loveland

April 15, 1963 ~ October 6, 2017 (age 54)

Richard W. Loveland


Age 54 of Wilmington, passed away Friday, October 06, 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 Street in Wilmington on Saturday, October 21, 2017 between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

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Cremation services and arrangement have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181)

 Service Information

Celebration of Life Open House
October 21, 2017

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Wilmington Lions Club
805 River Street
Wilmington, IL 60481

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