Ricky "Rick" Ray Lillie
August 31, 1970 - June 28, 2017


Ricky "Rick" Ray Lillie
Aug 31, 1970 - Jun 28, 2017


Mr. Ricky Ray "Rick" Lillie, 46, of Iowa City and formerly Burlington, died Wednesday, June 28, 2017 in Iowa City. He was born August 31, 1970 in Burlington, the son of Hubert C. Lillie and Peggy L. Culler Lillie. He was a graduate of Burlington High School and was of the Christian faith.
Years ago, he worked at Hope Haven in Burlington, which he really enjoyed. He then worked for C. Yellow Cab in Burlington and until the time of his death, at Yellow Cab in Iowa City. He really enjoyed playing Pogo with his online friends; spending time with family and friends; loved his dog Rocky; and never met a stranger.
Mr. Lillie is survived by his mother, Peggy Armstrong of New London; his father of Burlington; One brother, Junior Kilbride of Iowa City; niece Keira Lerud; nephew Kodiak Kilbride; aunts, uncles and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
The funeral service will be at 3:00 P.M., Sunday, July 2nd at Elliott Chapel, New London with Pastor David Mixon officiating. Visitation will begin at noon with the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service. According to his wishes, cremation will be accorded following the services and inurnment will be held at a later date. A memorial has been established for Hope Haven.


Sunni Lee on Jul 3, 2017

My condolences to everyone who knew Rick, I just found out about his passing last night. I knew Rick in Job Corps, and he was always so nice. Peace and love to all.

Tony keitha rippenkroeger on Jul 2, 2017

RIP Rick u are a good man we have memories. And will miss u till we meet again

Lexiee on Jul 1, 2017

Rick was a friend and a good person; always joking around in the bowling room at Pogo and pleasant to all. He will be missed by many. Condolences to his family and friends.

Annie on Jul 1, 2017

Played with Rick in pogo bowl, very sweet kind soul, who will be missed. God's peace be with His family. I give my condolences to the family. God Bless.

dee on Jul 1, 2017

i met rick in pogo bowl we always had a good time god bless him

"Jo" aka Codiejo on Jul 1, 2017

Rick, we first met back in 2011 it was in Pogo's Beer room. You were the first player to accept me as your friend and welcomed me to Pogo. We have had many laughs over the years and if I could, I would so give you my couch that you always wanted. You always hosted a great tour. I will miss you more than you'll ever know. RIP in peace my friend. To Rick's family, may the Lord Bless you and comfort you during this difficult time of grief. Please accept my sincere condolences.

Kathy Robinson on Jul 1, 2017

WE met when I was hosting in a bowling league and i am known as kat. He would joke and say he was going to get that tail and i would laugh and say nooo not that darn tail it's a meaner. Will miss you rick.

Lauri on Jun 30, 2017

CandleRick you will be truly missed by your Roses Family. We always had lots of laughs in our Hogs Tours. You have earned those angel wings my friend. To your many, many, friends and family ~ we will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. May God wrap His loving and healing arms around you all during this difficult time. RIP Rick

Heather on Jun 30, 2017

CandleI met Rick in Pogo Bowl in the first league I joined. He and I were both hosts there and he was always willing to come in during my tours because he knew my computer at the time was crap and I often got booted from the room. So he would come in and help me keep the tours going. Years later, he helped me start my own league and helped me with the Admin menu. I considered him a special friend. He was always the jokester, used to tease me and Kathy about sending us snow. So, one Christmas, I sent him a card with snowflake stickers in it and I think he about busted a gut on the phone with me. Even after he started driving cab and was working or sleeping during my league tours, he was still available for advice and still willing to host or play on his nights off. I will miss the random silly texts and phone calls teasing me about work or snow or anything else he came up with. My sincere condolences to his family and friends. He will be truly missed by all who knew him!

Donna Sharpe on Jun 30, 2017

You Will Be Missed My Pogo Friend ~ Alway's In Our Heart's & Thought's R ~ I ~ P


Teresa Chojnacki on Jun 30, 2017

CandleI met Rick in a bowling room in 2006 he always made me laugh , He will forever stay in my heart ,,,Rick I will miss dearly but in my heart I will keep you xoxo RIP MY SWEET FRIEND

Ryan young on Jun 30, 2017

So sad to hear your no longer with us you were a good friend and good hearted person you will be missed my friend

kathy wease on Jun 30, 2017

Rick Came into my life as a stranger But Didn't take long to become My Best Freind We Laughed Together n He Was A Caring Guy Who Loved All n His Dog Rocky He Was A Prankster At Time's But That's What Made Rick Who He Was He Loved His Family n Pogo Friends He Was An Amazing Man But Best Of All He Was My Best Friend Will Miss Him So Much Your Our Angel Now Buddy Love You



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Elliott Chapel
One Redbud Lane
New London, IA 52645
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The family will be present to receive friends beginning at 2:00 until the time of the service.


Elliott Chapel
One Redbud Lane
New London, IA 52645
3:00 PM


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