Richard S. Espy
Richard Shawn Espy “Richie”, age 49,
formerly of Amberg, WI, passed away unexpectedly Thursday April 9th, 2020. He
was born in Chicago, IL on July 25th 1970 to the late Kerney Dale Espy and
Marion June Espy (Beattie).
Richie grew up on Chicago’s North side
and attended Blaine Elementary and Lakeview High School. He went on to work for
the City of Chicago as a truck driver and loved plowing the runways of O’Hare
airport during the snowstorms until his health prevented him from continuing
the job he loved.
Richie was a diehard Cubs fan
attending many games with his family and friends throughout the years. He
enjoyed many things from working on his cars to charter fishing with his
friends. Everything Richie did, he did from his big heart and for his children.
Richie is survived by siblings
Randy, Timothy and Laurie, his children Neive Marie Espy, Mardi Ann Walters and
William Patrick Koester Espy and nieces and nephews Stefanie and Tara, Erik and
Angela, Sam, Sara, Shilo and Shayne.
Richie is preceded in death by his
parents Kerney Dale and Marion June, paternal grandparents Clarence and Ruby
Espy, maternal grandparents Frank and Mabel Beattie and nphews Jayden
Salazar and Shoen Lanich.
Private Family visitation will be
A Celebration of Life will be held
at a later date.