Richard Michael Bobby, Jr., 68, of Algonquin, died peacefully on May 4, 2022, at Alden Terrace in McHenry.
Rich was born in Youngstown, Ohio on August 29, 1953, to parents Richard and Norma (nee Chance) Bobby Sr. Rich married his high school sweetheart Ruth Ridel on July 21, 1973, and the couple spent many happy years together. Rich was a devoted husband to Ruth and adored her more than anything else. He loved to spend time with his children and grandchildren, as well as his siblings and many nieces and nephews. He loved technology, and always had to have the newest gadgets. He had an innovative mind and loved to create and invent. Rich was a compassionate and loving man who will be missed by all who knew him.
Rich is survived by his beloved wife, Ruth Bobby, his children, Richard (Jaime) Bobby III, Michael Bobby, and James Bobby, his grandchildren, Mailynn, Wren, Logan, Isaac, and Kyler, his siblings, Susan Bobby, Patricia (Charles) Blake, Paul (Marisa) Mahon, Jr., and James (Lisa) Mahon, his father-in-law, Robert Thompson, Sr., Ruth’s siblings, David (Kathleen) Ridel, Tom (Theresa) Thompson, Darla (Greg) Santullo, and Robert (Diana) Thompson, Jr., and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father and stepfather, and his grandchildren, Mason Bobby, and Kylie Bobby.
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from 1 p.m. to time of memorial service at 3 p.m. all at DeFiore Funeral Home, 10763 Dundee Road, Huntley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in Rich’s name can be made to Little City http://www.littlecity.org/donate/
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Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences. From all of the Chance family cousins.
Our thoughts and prayers to you all during this time. -Alden Terrace of McHenry staff
My sincere condolences go out to Rich's family and friends. He was a great friend back in the day as part of the east hill gang. A lot of good times we had growing into adulthood. Haven't seen him many years but he will always be remembered when I think of my youth. Rest in Heaven my friend.
So sorry for your loss! Sending thoughts & prayers to all of you.
Rich, We are so very sorry for your loss and are thinking of you at this very difficult time. Matt & Tina Schubert
Ruth & Family, So very sorry to hear. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
I’m So sorry to hear of Rich’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. May he R.I.P.
We are so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful man. We have been blessed over the past 20+ years to be embraced by Rich and Ruth as family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love and Hugs, Jeff, Beth, Paige and Zack.
My deepest sympathy to Ruth and the rest of the family. May his memory be a blessing and comfort his family. Rest in peace, Rich.
Ruth: Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family at this difficult time.
Ruthie and family.. sending our condolences and prayers that God comfort you during this time. All our love..
Praying for all of you. Rest In Peace Rich we Love You.
Ruth and family, Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.
My deepest sympathies, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your entire family.
Dearest Ruthie, Richie, Mikey, and Jimmy. You have my deepest sympathy for the loss of Rich. Many good memories flood my thoughts! With you in spirit and love today. Aunt Susan
My love, thoughts and prayers are with all of you. With you in my heart today and always.