Richard “Rick” A. Hobkirk, LCC ’69, passed away from the result of a massive stroke on October 29, 2019 at Desert Regional Memorial Hospital in Palm Springs, California, with his loving family at his side.
Rick resided in Palm Springs with his wife, Margo L. (Rector), LCC, since his retirement in 2007. She survives. While in Lincoln, Illinois, Rick was employed at Eaton Industries until he moved to Fountain Valley, California in 1984, where he was employed in management by Honeywell until his retirement. He was an active member in his Four Season community and Desert Chapel Christian Church. He was an avid traveler and loved spending time in the pools and warm desert sun, but most of all, he loved spending time with his wife and family. Also surviving are daughters Tonya (Sean) Olson, and Renee (Sierra) Wolf, six grandchildren, and one brother.