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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