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Ricky E. Lynch

January 4, 1959 September 19, 2020
Ricky E. Lynch
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Ricky E. Lynch, 61, of East Peoria passed away Saturday, September 19, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

He was born January 4, 1959 in Pekin. He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Norris Lynch; sister, Susan Curtis and brother, Tim Lynch.

He married Lorie A. Hopkins January 30, 1981 in Pekin; she survives. He is also survived by his children, Ricky Lynch, Jason Lynch, Jamie (fiancée, David Hall) Lynch, Jessica (T.J.) Johnson; grandchildren, Bryson, Shelby, Shaylynn, Cole, Jasmine, Emily, Abby, Dawson; great-granddaughter, Scarlet; siblings, Kevin Lynch, James Lynch, Lynn Beard, Debbie Edwards and many nieces and nephews.

Ricky loved his family. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, fishing, his bar, his mower “his Cadillac”, his bicycle, sitting outside by the fire and his road trips.

Cremation has been accorded and private family services will be held.

The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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