Richard Cuyler Folk - 37
6/9/1979 - 7/31/2016
Richard Cuyler Folk, 37, of Oregon, died unexpectedly at home on Sunday July 31, 2016. He was born June 9, 1979 in Sterling, IL, the son of Richard W. & Avril (Ramage) Folk. He married Kristin Anderson in Morris, IL on July 31, 2010. Richard was a 1998 graduate of Oregon High School and then received his undergraduate degree from Evergreen Sate College in Olympia, Washington. He received his law degree from Northern Illinois University and then established private practice in the Rockford area before opening an office in Oregon in 2012. Richard was a member of the Illinois Bar Association, the Ogle County Bar Association, and the Oregon Lions Club. He enjoyed music, playing his guitar, and attending concerts. Family was most important to him, especially playing with his boys.
Survivors include his wife, Kristi; sons, Rico & Zach; parents, Richard & Avril Folk of Oregon; sisters, Maggie Kendall of Chicago and Emily (Ryan) Zukowski of Madison, WI; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Richard & Linnea Folk and A. Cuyler & Vivian Ramage, and his brother-in-law, Zach Anderson.
Funeral services will be held Friday Aug. 5, 2016 at 6:00 PM, preceded by visitation beginning at 3:00 PM, in the Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon. Memorials may be directed to the family for an account to be set up for Rico and Zach.
Friday Aug. 5th 3:00-6:00 PM at FHG--Oregon
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