Richard C. Tester

April 24, 1950 ~ August 19, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old


 Richard C. Tester 73, of Foosland passed away 3:38 P.M. Saturday August 19, 2023 at his home.

 Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Thursday August 24, 2023 at Freese Funeral Home 302 E. Grand Ave. St. Joseph. Pastor Matthew Crider will officiate. Burial will be in Patterson Cemetery, St. Joseph. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. on Thursday.

 He was born April 24, 1950 in Neva, TN. The son of Vonnie and Pearl (Hicks) Tester. He married Darlene Reisner on April 27, 1968 in Ogden They just celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary. She survives.

 He is also survived by his children; Julie Hatfill of Villa Grove and Todd (Jennifer) Tester of Mahomet. Grandsons Zach Hatfill Jared Hatfill and Jacob Tester. Two great grandchildren. 3 sisters and 2 brothers.

 He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and one brother.

 Richard was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in Vietnam . He retired from Kraft after 31 years of service.

 He greatly enjoyed fishing and spending time with his family. Richard was a good Christian man who followed the Lord.

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Funeral Service
August 24, 2023

10:00 AM
Freese Funeral Home
302 E. Grand
St. Joseph, IL 61873


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