Richard Daniel O’Neill, 86, of Peotone, died Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at Presence Heritage Village Nursing Home in Kankakee.
Born June 29, 1932 in Chicago, he was a retired captain with the Chicago Police Department and a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Peotone and volunteered at the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie Nature Preserve for many years. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially walking and riding his bicycle around Peotone.
Mr. O’Neill is survived by four children; Michaelle O’Neill Shadburne, Rochelle L. O’Neill, Randi D. O’Neill, and Richard A. O’Neill; and Randi L. Kremian, the mother of Rochelle, Randi and Richard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John, and Olive Kelly O’Neill; and a brother, John “Jack” O’Neill.
Chapel committal services noon on Friday, December 14, at Mt. Olivet Catholic Cemetery, 2755 W. 111th Street in Chicago. Sign the guestbook at www.feddehelfrichcrossfh.com.