Richard L. Haught, 72, of Goreville, passed away at 9:35 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Richard was born on December 6, 1942 in Colp to Cleddis and Katherine (Fleck) Haught. He married Glenda in Athens, GA on September 2, 1966. She survives of Goreville.
Richard served in the US Army. He was a member of Local 73 Cook County Sheetmetal Union. Richard enjoyed working with horses and loved to fish.
Survivors include: Wife-Glenda Haught of Goreville.
Children: Karen and Tracy Thurman of Mountain Home, AK; Richard Haught, Jr. of Rolling Meadows, IL; and Rebecca and Benjamin Adler of Island Lake, IL.
Grandchildren: Travis Haught, Georgia Porter, Kelli Brody, Ashleigh Little (Jon), Brittany Rodriguez and David Thurman.
Great grandchildren: Tyler Haught, Illianna Little, Kyler Little, Raelynn Little and Daisy Porter.
Brothers: Tommy and Mary Haught, and Joe Haught.
Sisters: Paula and John Cusumano, and Denna Molinets
He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Carolyn Haught
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Blue Funeral Home in Goreville with Rev. Dale Billingsley officiating. Burial will follow at Friendship Cemetery. Visitation will also be on Saturday from 11am until the time of service at the funeral home.
Memorial donations are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Foundation and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ PO Box 411/ Marion, IL 62959. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.bluefuneralhome