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.
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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.
RIP Rick u are a good man we have memories. And will miss u till we meet again
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.
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.
i met rick in pogo bowl we always had a good time god bless him
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 c... more