DANVILLE - Julia Richard, 74, passed away October 24, 2017, at The Waters of Covington.
She was born in Danville, Ill., on February 9, 1943, the daughter of Clifford and Dorothy (Wheeler) Compton.
Julia will be deeply missed by her two sons, Keith Williams and Willie (Steffanie) Cooper; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren, with one due in June.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and four sisters.
Julia worked as a cook most of her life, first at the Phoenix Restaurant and then Katy's in Westville.
She liked knitting, working with plastic canvas, playing video games and listening to country music. Her family will miss dearly.
A celebration of Julia's life will be at 2 p.m. Friday, October 27, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion, Danville, IL 61834, with Chris Atwood officiating. Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. prior to the service. She will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Park.
Memorials can be made in her name to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215.
Please join Julia's family in sharing photos and memories on her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on October 25, 2017