Richard Lee Dick Parker, age 79, of Mt. Sterling, Illinois and formerly of Taylorville, Illinois passed away at 9:45 a.m. Monday, May 14, 2018 at Culbertson Memorial Hospital in Rushville, Illinois. Cremation will be accorded and a memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2018 in the Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling with Rev. Steve Surratt officiating. A military service will be conducted at the funeral home by the United States Navy Funeral Honors Detail. Burial of the cremated remains will follow in the Cooperstown Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the time of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Condolences for the family may be left on line at www.hendrickerfuneralhome.com. The Hendricker Funeral Home in Mt. Sterling is in charge of the arrangements.