Rick D. Twidwell , 71, of Nauvoo, Il died at 6:58 am Thursday October 27, 2022 at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, IA.
He was born on October 6, 1951in Macomb, IL to Ted and Florene Kendall Twidwell. He married Lienne Schaffner on July 24, 2010 in Nauvoo, IL. She survives.
Rick was a graduate of Macomb High School and attended Quincy Technical School, Spoon River College and Western Illinois University. He retired in 2017 after serving as a Supervisor
at Yetter Manufacturing in Colchester for 39 years. Rick was an avid outdoorsman and an avid University of Illinois sports fan. He was a member of the Hancock County Gun Club and the NRA. Rick never met a stranger and loved to visit and socialize with his family and friends and always had a story or a tale to tell. Rick and Lienne purchased acreage in Missouri and enjoyed spending time there with his children which he loved and would do anything for.
He is survived by 2 sons; Brandon Twidwell of Colchester, IL and Brett Twidwell of Plymouth, IL, a daughter, Brittany Twidwell (Kolby Vandenbergh) of Ashland, IL, 2 step-daughters; Kirsten (Mike) Frick and Lindsey Laubersheimer both of Charleston SC, 2 grandsons, Hudson and Wilder Frick, 2 sisters; Leota (Charles) DeJaynes of Dallas City, IL and Sally Aleshire of Macomb, IL, 2 brothers; Olen (Gina) Twidwell of Macomb, IL and Neil (Darlene) Twidwell of Plymouth, IL and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Merle Twidwell.
Cremation has been accorded. A Celebration of life reception will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 pm Saturday November 19, 2022 at the Macomb Eagles Club, 590 South Deere Road, Macomb, Illinois 61455. Memorials may be made to the Hancock County Gun Club and may be taken to the Celebration of life reception or mailed to the Hamilton Funeral Home PO Box 368 Augusta, Illinois 6211
The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements.