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Richard Eugene Donovan

February 11, 2022

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Richard Donovan made his last wildly inappropriate, and probably sarcastic comment, on February 11, 2022, at the age of 46.

Born September 16, 1975, Richard was a 1993 graduate from Sheldon High School, where he went on to join the United States Air Force. He was a lover of Classic and hard rock, muscle cars, and pretty ladies.

Richard is survived by his mother, Laura Holloway of Watseka, sister Joy ( Jeff ) Simpson of Bloomington, sister, Nicole Donovan Ford ( Paul ) of Terre Haute, nephew’s Zach Karr, Keegan Karr ( Tiffany ), Damien Donovan, Aryn Vaughn, and Alex Simpson, niece’s Kiara Donovan, Ariana Karr, and Lexi Ford, grandmother Ida Salyers, and aunt’s Linda Schaar, Lisa Salyers-Chaisson and Barbara Salyers.
We know Richard is rocking out in heaven, with his beloved aunt Lorraine Salyers and Uncle Michael Salyers, just after  having a good talk with Gradma Charlene Evans.

Graveside services with military honors by American Legion Post 210 will be at 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 11, at Danville National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wreaths Across America C/O Tammy Williams. Donations will go towards wreaths to be placed on graves, during the holiday season. Online condolences: www.rortvedtfuneralservices.com.

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Graveside Service
March 11, 2022

1:00 PM
Danville National Cemetery
1900 E. Main Street
Danville, IL 61832

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