According to Richard’s wishes, cremation rites were accorded and services will be held at a later date.
Richard was born January 2, 1956 in Morris, son of Fred and Ruth Hanon Sole.
Surviving are brothers: John and Debbie Sole of Marseilles; Tom Sole of Dwight; Bill Sole and Bob de Oliveira of Kankakee; Larry Sole of Oklahoma; and Jim and Stacy Sole of Alabama; sisters, Patricia Konetski of Pontiac; and Barbara and Ron Vanhoutan of Chenoa; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, David Sole; and sisters, Ellen and Rebecca.
A veteran of the US Navy, he was a member of the Dwight VFW Post 2608 and the American Legion Post 486.
Rich was previously employed by Alumax Se-curity in Morris and numerous other security jobs throughout the area. He enjoyed watching sports with friends and fishing. He was a friend to everyone.
In lieu of flowers and cards, the family requests donations be directed to local charitable organizations.
Hager Memorial Home in Dwight was in charge of arrangements.