|Richard Ray "Dick" Bruning, age 73 of Oquawka, Illinois died at 6:00 PM on Friday, February 8, 2013 at his residence in Oquawka, Illinois.
He was born on November 7, 1939 in Toulon, Illinois the son of Ray and Betty Bruning. He married Audrey K. Vancil on June 8, 2002 in La Fayette, Illinois.
Surviving are his children: Daryl (Gloria) Clayton of Brownwood, Texas; Coal (Debbie) Bruning of Galesburg, Illinois; Micki Deppe of Gilson, Illinois; Amy Vermost of Kewanee, Illinois; Debbie McClure of Galesburg, Illinois. His stepchildren: Monte Schisler of Galesburg, Illinois; Cindy Schisler of Galesburg, Illinois; Shannon (Jamie) Jones of Oneida, Illinois, and Lisa (Shawn) Stephens of Galesburg, Illinois. Seventeen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. One sister: Margaret Enos of Bradenton, Florida. He is also survived by one niece, Teresa Colman of Westminster, Colorado and one nephew, Sonny (Connie) Enos of Springfield, Missouri. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He was an ironworker, musician and song writer. He enjoyed making and playing music.
Visitation will be from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM on Friday, February 15, 2013 at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes in Knoxville, Illinois. There will be no funeral. Memorials may be made to the family. On-line condolences and sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com