Richard "Rick" W. Houser, Sr, age 75, of Peoria, passed away Sunday Feb. 23, 2014 at 11:31 p.m. at his home.
He was born April 19, 1938 in Peoria to Robert E. and Virginia I. (Bortorf) Houser. He married Sally Chinn May 20, 1989 in Peoria. She survives along with four daughters: Nancy Houser of Texas, Tracey Houser of Peoria, Jill Haley of Kansas City, MO, Kelli Haley of Peoria, one son, Richard W. (Anna) Houser, Jr, of Chillicothe, ten grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two brothers: Larry (Janet) Houser of Bozeman, MT, Robert (Joann) Houser of Colorado, and one sister, Marilyn Wheeler of Lake Havasu, AZ.
Rick was a Steamfitter out of Local 353 in Peoria for over 35 years.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Services will be at a later date. Schmidt-Haller Burial and Cremation Services in Peoria is in charge of arrangements.