Dewitt Obits

Richard Lee Gaultney, Jr.

Richard Lee Gaultney, Jr., 50, of Weeki Wachee, FL passed away on January 30, 2021, at his home.  He was born in Bloomington, Illinois and moved to this area 5 years ago from Central Illinois.  He enjoyed watching sports, especially Blues Hockey and going to Rock concerts.


Richard is predeceased by his step father, Carl Pinkley, and leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 24 years, Candace of Weeki Wachee, FL; his son: Andrew Richard Gaultney of Mt. Pulaski; his parents: Richard Gaultney Sr of  Kenny and Diana Pinkley of Mt. Pulaski; his brother: Kirk Gaultney of Mt. Pulaski: his father and mother-in-law: Bud and Cathy Blessing of Clinton; his sister-in-law: Cari Johnson and her husband, Barry of Bloomington; nieces: Dasha and Kyla Johnson  and his canine companion: Ria.


Family will be gathering for celebration of life on Sunday June 6 from1-5 at Weldon Springs Chautauqua.  Friends and family are invited to bring memories to share. Light refreshments will be served. Bring a favorite food of Richs, if you wish! Casual dress please.