Richard M. "Dick" Goff, age 79, of Biggsville, Illinois, passed away at 8:41 AM on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at Great River Medical Center in West 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 the Biggsville schools. He graduated from Biggsville High School. On December 20, 1991, he married Joyce Switzer in Gladstone, Illinois. Dick was previously married to Mary Morris. Dick drove a truck most of his career beginning with his father and Goff Trucking. He currently worked at the West Central School District as a bus driver. Dick also enjoyed spending time with family and attending any and all sporting events. He also enjoyed volunteering his time on the "chain gang" and announcing high 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 of Stronghurst, Illinois. He is also survived by one brother, Jim (Terry) Goff of Biggsville, Illinois, fourteen grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and 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, 2020 at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Biggsville Township Cemetery. A memorial is being established for the West Central Athletic Association.
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