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Richard J. "Jinks" Moulton

July 26, 1930 November 10, 2019
Richard J. "Jinks" Moulton
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Obituary for Richard J. "Jinks" Moulton

Richard James “Jinks” Moulton, 89 of Washburn, IL. passed away peacefully at 9:52 p.m. Sunday November 10, 2019 at Heritage Health Nursing Home in Minonk, IL.
He was born on July 26, 1930 at home in Washburn, IL. to Isaac and Lena (Bruder) Moulton. Jim was one of seven children.

Jim married the love of his life Mary Kathryn Turner on June 14, 1968 in Washburn, IL. Together they had a beautiful family that included seven children between them.

He worked for Caterpillar in Peoria, IL. for more than 32 years before retiring. Jim loved traveling when he was younger, fishing, taking long walks and hunting for morel mushrooms. He was an avid sports fan, particularly boxing, he enjoyed watching westerns and was also a talented artist. Throughout his lifetime Jim took on many roles but none were more important to him than the role he had as a loving and devoted Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great Grandfather. Jim truly was the best and will be deeply missed.

Jim is proceeded in death by his parents Isaac and Lena Moulton. Four of his children, Isaac
Moulton, Steven “Sam” Jackson, Kelly Moulton and Carla Davidson and one Great Grandson Hunter Kopatch. Also proceeding him in death are his siblings William, Edna, Dorothy, Anna and Ray.

Jim is survived by his beloved wife of 51 years Mary Kathryn Moulton of Wilbern, IL.; Daughter
Sarah (Maynard) Streitmatter of Garner N.C.; Daughter Jamie Moulton of Minonk, IL.; Son Bradley (Gwen) Jackson of Rhinelander, WI.; 13 Grandchildren; 20 Great Grandchildren and 2 Great Great Grandchildren; 1 Brother Roy “Babe” (Phyllis) Moulton of Washburn, IL.

A celebration of life visitation will be held and Calvert & Johnson Memorial Home in Washburn, IL. on Saturday November 16, 2019 from 3 to 6 pm. Cremation rights will be accorded following the service and a private family interment will be held at a later date. Jim lived a long and joyous life. His family would like to express gratitude to those that were a part of it.


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