Richard Gerard Fuss, 83

Richard Gerard Fuss, 83, from Mt. Carmel, Illinois, passed away June 25, 2019, at his residence.

He was born July 23, 1935, in Cook County, Illinois, the son of Adolph G. and Elsie L. (Kingstrom) Fuss. On July 18, 1959, Richard married Mary Jane Mish at the St. Thomas Catholic Church in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Richard was an automobile mechanic his entire life. Everyone knew him as the “Lone Ranger.” With this distinction he did several radio and television spots.

Left to cherish Richard’s memory is a niece, nephew, special friends--Jamie McGee and family, and several community friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

There will be a graveside service at Highland Memorial Cemetery, 1827 College Drive, Mt. Carmel, Illinois, on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at 11:00 a.m.

Condolences may be made online at

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Richard’s family.

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