Richard L. Geiger

Richard L. Geiger

Richard L. Geiger, age 71, of Amboy, died suddenly Sunday, June 24, 2018 at KSB Hospital in Dixon. 

He was born June 23, 1947, in Chicago, the son of Richard J. and Sylvia (Weber) Geiger.

He had worked as a Claims Adjuster for CNA Insurance prior to his retirement.  He had also worked at H&R Block in Mendota and the City of Amboy.  Richard was a board member and volunteer for Teen Turf in Amboy.

He enjoyed horseback riding, bluegrass and folk music and playing his banjo.  He was an avid reader and history buff.  He loved automobiles and motorcycles.  Richard was a lover of animals, especially cats, and spending time with his family.

Richard married Peggy Cummings. She preceded him in death.

He then married Joan Burghardt in Yorkville in 2002.

He was also preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife;  children Gena (Steve Reitmeyer) Geiger-Chan of St. Charles, Brandy Geiger of San Diego, CA, and Erick (Christina

Dozier) Geiger of Colorado Springs, CO; step-daughter Laura Morrison of Amboy;  3 grandchildren Kailey Rose (Sam) Kilgore, Ryan Corey Chan and Matthew Shane Geiger;  1 brother Eugene (Beth Anne) Geiger of Bolingbrook;  1 niece Mandy Geiger of Tallahassee, FL.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 29, 2018, at 7:00 PM in the Mihm-Jones Funeral Home in Amboy with the Rev. Jack Briggs, officiating.  Cremation rites will follow.  Visitation will be held on Friday, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM.  A memorial has been established. Condolences may be sent online at