Ryan D. Dick was born in January of 1974, in Decatur, Illinois to Richard and Dolly Dick of Decatur, Illinois. He graduated from MacArthur High School in 1992. After High school Ryan worked as a Fork-lift Driver at Goedecke and Agri-Fab, and in most recent year was self-employed.
Visitation for Ryan will be Sunday afternoon, April 29, 2018 at Tabernacle Baptist Church (650 North Wyckles Road, Decatur, Illinois) from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. A funeral service will be held Monday, April 30, 2018 at 10:00 am at the church with Pastor Chris Merritt officiating. Tanzyus Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements.
Ryan was an avid sports fan. He played basketball for MacArthur High School and would always get a team together for the annual Gus Macker tournament. He spent much of his free time watching the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Bulls, NASCAR, and always had continual hope for his Illini Basketball team. Ryan along with his brother David enjoyed dirt track racing and spent many days together at the Eldora Speedway in Ohio as well as the local Macon Speedway. He liked fishing and camping and his favorite activity was to cook on the grill and would often brag about his “skill on the grill”. Ryan will be remembered by his family and friends for his witty sense of humor and charming smile.
Ryan was married from 1999-2008 to Vianna Nyberg.
He is survived by his father, Richard Dick of Decatur; brother, David Dick and wife Courtney of Decatur; five daughters: Brittney Nyberg of Decatur, Brianna Dick of Decatur, Alyssa Dick of Tower Hill, Alexis and Abolline Dick of Clinton; one granddaughter, Tinley Ballard; one niece, McKinnley Dick and two nephews, Brexton and Kylar Dick, all of Decatur, along with other remaining family members.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dolly Dick, his Aunt Francis Dick and his Uncle Charles Dick.
Memorial donations may be made to the Ryan Dick Memorial Fund at Land of Lincoln Credit Union (2890 North Oakland Avenue, Decatur, Illinois 62526).